Health Departments in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

There are 3 Health Departments in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, serving a population of 21,368 people in an area of 8 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 7,122 people, and 1 Health Department per 2 square miles.

In Florida, Fort Walton Beach is ranked 65th of 1036 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 26th of 1036 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Fort Walton Beach Health Departments

Find Fort Walton Beach, 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 221 Hospital Drive Northeast Fort Walton Beach, FL

About Fort Walton Beach Health Departments

Fort Walton Beach Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Fort Walton Beach, 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:
  • Fort Walton Beach public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Fort Walton Beach restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

Fort Walton Beach Health Statistics

Find Fort Walton Beach 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.

Fort Walton Beach Population of People With Disabilities
 Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa County
People With Disabilities3,094 (14.7%)28,685 (15.2%)
Females With Disabilities1,591 (14.9%)14,449 (14.9%)
Males With Disabilities1,503 (14.5%)14,236 (15.6%)
Fort Walton Beach Population by Disability Type
 Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa County
Hearing Difficulty826 (3.9%)8,385 (4.5%)
Vision Difficulty463 (2.2%)5,290 (2.8%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,199 (6.1%)10,903 (6.2%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,557 (7.9%)14,921 (8.5%)
Self-Care Difficulty677 (3.5%)5,116 (2.9%)
Independent Living Difficulty977 (5.8%)8,693 (6.0%)
Fort Walton Beach Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa County
Public Health Insurance8,383 (39.8%)62,298 (33.1%)
Medicare Coverage4,360 (20.7%)34,937 (18.6%)
Medicaid Coverage4,303 (20.4%)26,562 (14.1%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,099 (5.2%)11,086 (5.9%)
Fort Walton Beach Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa County
Private Health Insurance12,791 (60.7%)135,026 (71.7%)
Employer Based Coverage7,867 (37.3%)72,970 (38.7%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage2,682 (12.7%)24,446 (13.0%)
Tricare & Military Coverage4,224 (20.1%)57,783 (30.7%)