Health Departments in San Jose, California

There are 3 Health Departments in San Jose, California, serving a population of 1,023,031 people in an area of 177 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 341,010 people, and 1 Health Department per 58 square miles.

In California, San Jose is ranked 123rd of 1798 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 120th of 1798 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of San Jose Health Departments

Find San Jose, California health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

California State Health Department 100 Paseo De San Antonio San Jose, CA

Santa Clara County Health Department 1650 Las Plumas Avenue San Jose, CA

Santa Clara County Public Health Department 976 Lenzen Avenue San Jose, CA

About San Jose Health Departments

San Jose Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in San Jose, CA. 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 Santa Clara County records.

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

San Jose Health Statistics

Find San Jose 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.

San Jose Population of People With Disabilities
 San JoseSanta Clara County
People With Disabilities86,774 (8.5%)151,779 (7.9%)
Females With Disabilities46,139 (9.1%)81,102 (8.6%)
Males With Disabilities40,635 (7.9%)70,677 (7.3%)
San Jose Population by Disability Type
 San JoseSanta Clara County
Hearing Difficulty23,670 (2.3%)44,547 (2.3%)
Vision Difficulty15,669 (1.5%)27,262 (1.4%)
Cognitive Difficulty34,305 (3.6%)57,703 (3.2%)
Ambulatory Difficulty45,373 (4.7%)78,093 (4.4%)
Self-Care Difficulty20,867 (2.2%)36,001 (2.0%)
Independent Living Difficulty38,617 (4.9%)65,490 (4.4%)
San Jose Public Health Insurance Coverage
 San JoseSanta Clara County
Public Health Insurance308,590 (30.2%)513,162 (26.8%)
Medicare Coverage131,070 (12.8%)250,651 (13.1%)
Medicaid Coverage214,523 (21.0%)320,095 (16.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage9,771 (1.0%)18,037 (0.9%)
San Jose Private Health Insurance Coverage
 San JoseSanta Clara County
Private Health Insurance734,995 (71.9%)1,466,921 (76.7%)
Employer Based Coverage634,431 (62.0%)1,261,448 (65.9%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage120,245 (11.8%)245,883 (12.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage6,852 (0.7%)12,754 (0.7%)