Health Departments in Okaloosa County, Florida

There are 4 Health Departments in Okaloosa County, Florida, serving a population of 197,591 people in an area of 931 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 49,397 people, and 1 Health Department per 232 square miles.

In Florida, Okaloosa County is ranked 36th of 67 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 28th of 67 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Okaloosa County Health Departments

Find Okaloosa County, Florida health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Florida State Health Department 221 Hospital Drive Northeast Fort Walton Beach, FL

Okaloosa County Health Department 810 James Lee Road Fort Walton Beach, FL

Okaloosa County Health Department 810 East James Lee Boulevard Crestview, FL

Okaloosa County Health Department 221 Hospital Drive Northeast Fort Walton Beach, FL

About Okaloosa County Health Departments

Okaloosa County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Okaloosa County, FL. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of Okaloosa County records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Okaloosa County public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Okaloosa County restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

Okaloosa County Health Statistics

Find Okaloosa County Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Okaloosa County Population of People With Disabilities
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
People With Disabilities28,685 (15.2%)2,720,957 (13.4%)
Females With Disabilities14,449 (14.9%)1,398,825 (13.4%)
Males With Disabilities14,236 (15.6%)1,322,132 (13.4%)
Okaloosa County Population by Disability Type
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
Hearing Difficulty8,385 (4.5%)780,470 (3.8%)
Vision Difficulty5,290 (2.8%)510,695 (2.5%)
Cognitive Difficulty10,903 (6.2%)995,847 (5.2%)
Ambulatory Difficulty14,921 (8.5%)1,464,213 (7.6%)
Self-Care Difficulty5,116 (2.9%)542,985 (2.8%)
Independent Living Difficulty8,693 (6.0%)968,492 (6.0%)
Okaloosa County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
Public Health Insurance62,298 (33.1%)7,481,815 (36.9%)
Medicare Coverage34,937 (18.6%)4,342,389 (21.4%)
Medicaid Coverage26,562 (14.1%)3,739,612 (18.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage11,086 (5.9%)610,778 (3.0%)
Okaloosa County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Okaloosa CountyFlorida
Private Health Insurance135,026 (71.7%)12,563,057 (61.9%)
Employer Based Coverage72,970 (38.7%)9,142,336 (45.1%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage24,446 (13.0%)3,412,221 (16.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage57,783 (30.7%)726,692 (3.6%)