Health Departments in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

There are 2 Health Departments in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, serving a population of 97,373 people in an area of 62 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 48,686 people, and 1 Health Department per 30 square miles.

In Alabama, Tuscaloosa is ranked 80th of 776 cities in Health Departments per capita, and 66th of 776 cities in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Tuscaloosa Health Departments

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


Alabama State Public Health Area 3 Office 2350 Hargrove Road East Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa County Health Department 2350 Hargrove Road East Tuscaloosa, AL

About Tuscaloosa Health Departments

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

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

Tuscaloosa Health Statistics

Find Tuscaloosa 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.

Tuscaloosa Population of People With Disabilities
 TuscaloosaTuscaloosa County
People With Disabilities10,500 (10.9%)23,935 (11.8%)
Females With Disabilities5,704 (11.3%)12,504 (11.9%)
Males With Disabilities4,796 (10.5%)11,431 (11.7%)
Tuscaloosa Population by Disability Type
 TuscaloosaTuscaloosa County
Hearing Difficulty2,197 (2.3%)5,726 (2.8%)
Vision Difficulty1,963 (2.0%)4,127 (2.0%)
Cognitive Difficulty4,468 (4.9%)9,796 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty5,897 (6.5%)13,366 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty2,299 (2.5%)4,969 (2.6%)
Independent Living Difficulty4,050 (5.2%)9,217 (5.8%)
Tuscaloosa Public Health Insurance Coverage
 TuscaloosaTuscaloosa County
Public Health Insurance29,869 (30.9%)60,574 (29.8%)
Medicare Coverage14,188 (14.7%)30,682 (15.1%)
Medicaid Coverage18,031 (18.7%)34,174 (16.8%)
VA Health Care Coverage2,397 (2.5%)4,934 (2.4%)
Tuscaloosa Private Health Insurance Coverage
 TuscaloosaTuscaloosa County
Private Health Insurance68,423 (70.9%)149,075 (73.5%)
Employer Based Coverage56,316 (58.3%)125,464 (61.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage13,862 (14.4%)27,825 (13.7%)
Tricare & Military Coverage2,091 (2.2%)4,703 (2.3%)