County Health Departments
County health departments work to preserve, protect, and enhance the general health and environment of the community by:
- providing health assessment information to the community.
- providing leadership in public health policy.
- assuring access to quality health services and information, preventing disease, and enforcing health regulations.
The state of Alabama is divided into 11 Public Health Areas. Each Public Health Area Office is overseen by an Area Health Officer or Area Administrator. Area Offices are responsible for developing public health services and programs specific to the needs of each area. Learn more about the organization of Alabama Department of Public Health and the services and programs provided by the county health departments by reading our Wikipedia article.
Address Roster of County Health Departments, Health Officers, and Administrators - includes addresses, phone numbers and contact names for all Alabama county health departments.
Public Health Area Map - includes contact information for the 11 Area Health Officers and Area Administrators and a color-coded map of the state with counties and public health areas.
The following counties have websites that provide information regarding their department and its services: