Health Departments in Hancock County, Illinois

There are 2 Health Departments in Hancock County, Illinois, serving a population of 18,264 people in an area of 794 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 9,132 people, and 1 Health Department per 396 square miles.

In Illinois, Hancock County is ranked 16th of 102 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 47th of 102 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Hancock County Health Departments

Find Hancock County, Illinois health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Hancock County Health Department 73 South Adams Street Carthage, IL

Hancock County Health Department 671 Wabash Avenue Carthage, IL

About Hancock County Health Departments

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

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

Hancock County Health Statistics

Find Hancock 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.

Hancock County Population of People With Disabilities
 Hancock CountyIllinois
People With Disabilities2,457 (13.7%)1,382,215 (10.9%)
Females With Disabilities1,356 (15.1%)727,186 (11.2%)
Males With Disabilities1,101 (12.3%)655,029 (10.6%)
Hancock County Population by Disability Type
 Hancock CountyIllinois
Hearing Difficulty834 (4.7%)372,553 (2.9%)
Vision Difficulty359 (2.0%)254,516 (2.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty703 (4.1%)479,075 (4.0%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,156 (6.8%)741,485 (6.2%)
Self-Care Difficulty411 (2.4%)281,632 (2.4%)
Independent Living Difficulty643 (4.5%)512,712 (5.3%)
Hancock County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Hancock CountyIllinois
Public Health Insurance7,778 (43.4%)4,244,179 (33.6%)
Medicare Coverage4,294 (23.9%)2,002,698 (15.8%)
Medicaid Coverage3,907 (21.8%)2,483,653 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage451 (2.5%)213,239 (1.7%)
Hancock County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Hancock CountyIllinois
Private Health Insurance12,327 (68.7%)8,847,326 (70.0%)
Employer Based Coverage9,331 (52.0%)7,408,644 (58.6%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage3,303 (18.4%)1,680,065 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage368 (2.1%)143,867 (1.1%)