Health Departments in Columbia County, New York

There are 2 Health Departments in Columbia County, New York, serving a population of 61,481 people in an area of 635 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 30,740 people, and 1 Health Department per 317 square miles.

In New York, Columbia County is ranked 13th of 62 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 23rd of 62 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Columbia County Health Departments

Find Columbia County, New York health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Columbia County Department Of Health 325 Columbia Street Hudson, NY

Columbia County Health Department 747 Warren Street Hudson, NY

About Columbia County Health Departments

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

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

Columbia County Health Statistics

Find Columbia 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.

Columbia County Population of People With Disabilities
 Columbia CountyNew York
People With Disabilities9,367 (15.8%)2,222,712 (11.5%)
Females With Disabilities4,565 (15.2%)1,208,985 (12.1%)
Males With Disabilities4,802 (16.4%)1,013,727 (10.8%)
Columbia County Population by Disability Type
 Columbia CountyNew York
Hearing Difficulty3,174 (5.4%)545,533 (2.8%)
Vision Difficulty1,006 (1.7%)404,489 (2.1%)
Cognitive Difficulty3,388 (6.0%)813,711 (4.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty4,345 (7.7%)1,216,588 (6.7%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,614 (2.8%)492,922 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty2,888 (5.9%)849,762 (5.6%)
Columbia County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Columbia CountyNew York
Public Health Insurance24,148 (40.7%)7,478,376 (38.6%)
Medicare Coverage14,102 (23.8%)3,292,492 (17.0%)
Medicaid Coverage11,833 (20.0%)4,928,317 (25.4%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,516 (2.6%)272,530 (1.4%)
Columbia County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Columbia CountyNew York
Private Health Insurance42,462 (71.6%)12,950,832 (66.8%)
Employer Based Coverage34,533 (58.3%)10,932,841 (56.4%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage9,162 (15.5%)2,448,943 (12.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage606 (1.0%)173,743 (0.9%)