Health Departments in Perry County, Illinois

There are 2 Health Departments in Perry County, Illinois, serving a population of 21,467 people in an area of 442 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 10,733 people, and 1 Health Department per 220 square miles.

In Illinois, Perry County is ranked 19th of 102 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 16th of 102 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Perry County Health Departments

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


Perry County Health Department 907 South Main Street Pinckneyville, IL

Perry County Health Department 109 South Division Street Du Quoin, IL

About Perry County Health Departments

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

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

Perry County Health Statistics

Find Perry 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Perry County Population of People With Disabilities
 Perry CountyIllinois
People With Disabilities3,170 (16.8%)1,388,827 (11.0%)
Females With Disabilities1,518 (15.9%)727,310 (11.2%)
Males With Disabilities1,652 (17.7%)661,517 (10.7%)
Perry County Population by Disability Type
 Perry CountyIllinois
Hearing Difficulty971 (5.2%)374,983 (3.0%)
Vision Difficulty708 (3.8%)254,282 (2.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,270 (7.1%)478,952 (4.0%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,745 (9.8%)751,865 (6.3%)
Self-Care Difficulty613 (3.4%)282,625 (2.4%)
Independent Living Difficulty969 (6.6%)516,208 (5.3%)
Perry County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Perry CountyIllinois
Public Health Insurance7,863 (41.7%)4,178,203 (33.0%)
Medicare Coverage4,287 (22.7%)1,962,813 (15.5%)
Medicaid Coverage4,322 (22.9%)2,453,651 (19.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage699 (3.7%)212,348 (1.7%)
Perry County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Perry CountyIllinois
Private Health Insurance13,360 (70.9%)8,783,743 (69.3%)
Employer Based Coverage11,529 (61.2%)7,371,080 (58.2%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage2,242 (11.9%)1,652,090 (13.0%)
Tricare & Military Coverage318 (1.7%)142,663 (1.1%)