Health Departments in Jackson County, Iowa

There are 2 Health Departments in Jackson County, Iowa, serving a population of 19,409 people in an area of 636 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 9,704 people, and 1 Health Department per 317 square miles.

In Iowa, Jackson County is ranked 27th of 99 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 11th of 99 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Jackson County Health Departments

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

Jackson County Health Department 201 West Platt Street Maquoketa, IA

Jackson County Regional Health Center Home And Community Health 700 West Grove Street Maquoketa, IA

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, IA. 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 CountyIowa
People With Disabilities2,317 (12.1%)358,366 (11.6%)
Females With Disabilities1,070 (11.2%)179,252 (11.5%)
Males With Disabilities1,247 (12.9%)179,114 (11.7%)
Jackson County Population by Disability Type
 Jackson CountyIowa
Hearing Difficulty852 (4.4%)114,881 (3.7%)
Vision Difficulty288 (1.5%)55,267 (1.8%)
Cognitive Difficulty744 (4.1%)129,676 (4.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,120 (6.2%)168,104 (5.8%)
Self-Care Difficulty393 (2.2%)59,750 (2.1%)
Independent Living Difficulty714 (4.8%)111,848 (4.7%)
Jackson County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Jackson CountyIowa
Public Health Insurance7,477 (39.0%)1,046,018 (33.9%)
Medicare Coverage4,105 (21.4%)543,140 (17.6%)
Medicaid Coverage4,032 (21.0%)567,337 (18.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage576 (3.0%)79,527 (2.6%)
Jackson County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Jackson CountyIowa
Private Health Insurance14,083 (73.4%)2,337,073 (75.7%)
Employer Based Coverage10,812 (56.3%)1,867,610 (60.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage3,442 (17.9%)532,441 (17.2%)
Tricare & Military Coverage369 (1.9%)52,844 (1.7%)