Jefferson County Health Departments (Alabama)

Jefferson County Health Departments operate at the state, county, or local level, and they are responsible for monitoring public health. As part of this responsibility, Health Departments in Jefferson County, Alabama may provide a range of services, including issuing birth certificates and death certificates. These records, which act as legal proof, contain personal information such as the date, time, and location of birth or death. These records may be required to apply for government services, carry out a will, or conduct genealogical research. Jefferson County Health Departments may also provide information on public health threats, health code violations, and disease tracking. They may also provide information about Jefferson County restaurant violations, unhealthy living conditions, and public health complaints. Health Departments provide access to their services and documents on their website.

Alabama State Health Department Birmingham AL 11 West Oxmoor Road 35209 205-916-0400

Jefferson County Department Of Public Health Birmingham AL 1400 6th Avenue South 35233 205-933-9110

Jefferson County Health Department Warrior AL 10005 Corner School Road 35180 205-379-3200

Jefferson County Health Department Morris AL 586 Morris Majestic Road 35116 205-933-4242

Jefferson County Health Department Adger AL 13695 Lock 17 Road 35006 205-497-3329

Jefferson County Health Department Bessemer AL 2201 Arlington Avenue 35020 205-930-1064

Jefferson County Health Department Birmingham AL 3013 27th Street North 35207 205-324-4133

Jefferson County Medicaid Offices are local branches of the federal Medicaid program, and they administer Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). A Medicaid Office in Jefferson County, Alabama can help determine eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, process applications for Medicaid and CHIP, and assist in enrolling new members. They also process Medicaid renewal applications, which may be required every year. Applicants must provide a Social Security number, proof of citizenship or immigration status, income verification, and other information on financial assets. Medicaid serves Jefferson County low-income individuals and families, low-income nursing home residents, and people with disabilities. Information on Medicaid and CHIP are available on the Medicaid Office website.

Birmingham Alabama Medicaid Office Birmingham AL 468 Palisades Boulevard 35209 205-414-9400

Jefferson County Coroners and Medical Examiners are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. They also maintain Jefferson County death records, which include information filed with the state or local government authorities. These records list information about how the deceased individual passed away, the time and place of death, and any personal information about the deceased, such as the person's name, date of birth, and age at death. Coroners and Medical Examiners in Jefferson County, Alabama also keep reports on autopsies, cause of death investigations, and other reports made by their office. These Jefferson County public records may be available through the Coroner and Medical Examiner website.

Jefferson - Bessemer Division Medical Examiner & Coroner Bessemer AL 1801 3rd Avenue North 35020 205-481-4110

Jefferson County Mental Health Departments prevent and treat mental illnesses and substance abuse. They also help individuals recover from mental illness and substance abuse. Mental Health Departments in Jefferson County, Alabama provide a range of mental health services, including mental health screenings, assessments, and triage services. They may also offer psychiatric services, counseling, therapy, and recovery services. At the state level, Jefferson County Mental Health Departments enforce rules for mental health service providers and maintain records on mental health, which can be useful for research purposes. Mental Health Departments may provide reports on Jefferson County mental health providers, access to mental health services, and more on their websites.

United States Government Birmingham Veterans Affairs Mental Health Department Birmingham AL 700 19th Street South 35233 888-469-6614