Health Departments in Tupelo, Mississippi

There are 2 Health Departments in Tupelo, Mississippi, serving a population of 38,321 people in an area of 52 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 19,160 people, and 1 Health Department per 25 square miles.

In Mississippi, Tupelo is ranked 90th of 508 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 91st of 508 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Tupelo Health Departments

Find Tupelo, Mississippi health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Lee County Health Department 532 South Church Street Tupelo, MS

Public Health District 2 Office 532 South Church Street Tupelo, MS

About Tupelo Health Departments

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

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

Tupelo Health Statistics

Find Tupelo 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.

Tupelo Population of People With Disabilities
 TupeloLee County
People With Disabilities5,682 (15.1%)13,980 (16.7%)
Females With Disabilities3,063 (15.4%)7,445 (17.0%)
Males With Disabilities2,619 (14.8%)6,535 (16.3%)
Tupelo Population by Disability Type
 TupeloLee County
Hearing Difficulty1,630 (4.3%)3,694 (4.4%)
Vision Difficulty1,314 (3.5%)3,311 (3.9%)
Cognitive Difficulty2,005 (5.7%)5,084 (6.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty3,253 (9.3%)8,357 (10.7%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,090 (3.1%)2,750 (3.5%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,846 (6.8%)4,634 (7.5%)
Tupelo Public Health Insurance Coverage
 TupeloLee County
Public Health Insurance13,169 (35.0%)29,155 (34.7%)
Medicare Coverage6,283 (16.7%)14,119 (16.8%)
Medicaid Coverage7,610 (20.3%)17,419 (20.8%)
VA Health Care Coverage897 (2.4%)1,757 (2.1%)
Tupelo Private Health Insurance Coverage
 TupeloLee County
Private Health Insurance24,856 (66.1%)53,427 (63.7%)
Employer Based Coverage20,036 (53.3%)43,377 (51.7%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage4,982 (13.3%)9,981 (11.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,034 (2.8%)2,343 (2.8%)