Health Departments in Jackson County, Georgia

There are 2 Health Departments in Jackson County, Georgia, serving a population of 63,851 people in an area of 340 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 31,925 people, and 1 Health Department per 169 square miles.

In Georgia, Jackson County is ranked 119th of 159 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 41st of 159 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Jackson County Health Departments

Find Jackson County, Georgia health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Jackson County Health Department 623 South Elm Street Commerce, GA

Jackson County Health Department, Jefferson Health Clinic 341 Stan Evans Drive Jefferson, GA

About Jackson County Health Departments

Jackson County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Jackson County, GA. 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 Jackson County records.

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

Jackson County Health Statistics

Find Jackson 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.

Jackson County Population of People With Disabilities
 Jackson CountyGeorgia
People With Disabilities8,840 (13.6%)1,244,186 (12.3%)
Females With Disabilities4,415 (13.3%)653,527 (12.5%)
Males With Disabilities4,425 (13.8%)590,659 (12.1%)
Jackson County Population by Disability Type
 Jackson CountyGeorgia
Hearing Difficulty2,425 (3.7%)325,513 (3.2%)
Vision Difficulty1,452 (2.2%)258,603 (2.6%)
Cognitive Difficulty3,370 (5.5%)471,273 (5.0%)
Ambulatory Difficulty4,992 (8.2%)662,412 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,722 (2.8%)239,421 (2.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty3,308 (6.8%)430,889 (5.7%)
Jackson County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Jackson CountyGeorgia
Public Health Insurance20,445 (31.4%)3,108,401 (30.7%)
Medicare Coverage10,878 (16.7%)1,539,835 (15.2%)
Medicaid Coverage10,875 (16.7%)1,778,595 (17.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,656 (2.5%)240,270 (2.4%)
Jackson County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Jackson CountyGeorgia
Private Health Insurance43,815 (67.3%)6,645,864 (65.7%)
Employer Based Coverage36,701 (56.4%)5,376,276 (53.2%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage7,866 (12.1%)1,256,593 (12.4%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,584 (2.4%)411,358 (4.1%)