Health Departments in Selma, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Selma, Alabama, serving a population of 19,176 people in an area of 14 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 9,588 people, and 1 Health Department per 6 square miles.

In Alabama, Selma is ranked 54th of 776 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 25th of 776 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Selma Health Departments

Find Selma, Alabama health departments, DOH, and health and human services.

Alabama State Health Department 100 Samuel O Moseley Dr Selma, AL

Dallas County Health Department 100 Samuel O Moseley Drive Selma, AL

About Selma Health Departments

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

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

Selma Health Statistics

Find Selma 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.

Selma Population of People With Disabilities
People With Disabilities3,440 (18.2%)775,390 (16.3%)
Females With Disabilities1,816 (17.2%)407,519 (16.4%)
Males With Disabilities1,624 (19.4%)367,871 (16.0%)
Selma Population by Disability Type
Hearing Difficulty776 (4.1%)200,630 (4.2%)
Vision Difficulty782 (4.1%)144,934 (3.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,279 (7.3%)291,464 (6.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty2,352 (13.4%)445,765 (10.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty813 (4.6%)154,574 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,291 (9.1%)280,164 (7.6%)
Selma Public Health Insurance Coverage
Public Health Insurance10,630 (56.2%)1,720,966 (36.1%)
Medicare Coverage3,874 (20.5%)920,515 (19.3%)
Medicaid Coverage7,721 (40.8%)939,491 (19.7%)
VA Health Care Coverage561 (3.0%)133,847 (2.8%)
Selma Private Health Insurance Coverage
Private Health Insurance8,199 (43.4%)3,189,772 (66.9%)
Employer Based Coverage5,881 (31.1%)2,551,950 (53.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage2,283 (12.1%)658,655 (13.8%)
Tricare & Military Coverage575 (3.0%)212,241 (4.4%)