Health Departments in Huntsville, Alabama

There are 3 Health Departments in Huntsville, Alabama, serving a population of 190,501 people in an area of 213 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 63,500 people, and 1 Health Department per 70 square miles.

In Alabama, Huntsville is ranked 81st of 776 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 82nd of 776 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Huntsville Health Departments

Find Huntsville, Alabama health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Huntsville Health Department 2900 Fairbanks Street Northwest Huntsville, AL

Madison County Health Department 301 Max Luther Drive Northwest Huntsville, AL

Madison County Health Department 304 Eustis Avenue Southeast Huntsville, AL

About Huntsville Health Departments

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

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

Huntsville Health Statistics

Find Huntsville 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Huntsville Population of People With Disabilities
 HuntsvilleAlabama
People With Disabilities24,652 (13.2%)775,390 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities13,432 (13.8%)407,519 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities11,220 (12.5%)367,871 (16.0%)
Huntsville Population by Disability Type
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Hearing Difficulty6,391 (3.4%)200,630 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty4,508 (2.4%)144,934 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty9,347 (5.4%)291,464 (6.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty12,811 (7.3%)445,765 (10.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty3,928 (2.3%)154,574 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty8,433 (5.8%)280,164 (7.6%)
Huntsville Public Health Insurance Coverage
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Public Health Insurance59,195 (31.7%)1,720,966 (36.1%)
Medicare Coverage32,273 (17.3%)920,515 (19.3%)
Medicaid Coverage30,041 (16.1%)939,491 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage5,606 (3.0%)133,847 (2.8%)
Huntsville Private Health Insurance Coverage
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Private Health Insurance133,909 (71.7%)3,189,772 (66.9%)
Employer Based Coverage109,243 (58.5%)2,551,950 (53.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage24,446 (13.1%)658,655 (13.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage12,384 (6.6%)212,241 (4.4%)