Harrison County Health Departments (Mississippi)

Harrison 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 Harrison County, Mississippi 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. Harrison County Health Departments may also provide information on public health threats, health code violations, and disease tracking. They may also provide information about Harrison County restaurant violations, unhealthy living conditions, and public health complaints. Health Departments provide access to their services and documents on their website.

Gulfport Health Department Gulfport MS 15255 Community Road 39503 228-435-3132

Harrison County Health Department Gulfport MS 1102 45th Avenue 39501 228-863-1036

Harrison County Health Department Biloxi MS 761 Esters Boulevard 39530 228-435-3641

Health Department, Environmental Health Office Gulfport MS 15151 Community Road 39503 228-831-5398

Harrison 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 Harrison County, Mississippi 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 Harrison 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.

Gulfport Mississippi Medicaid Office Gulfport MS 12231 Bernard Parkway 39503 228-863-3328

Harrison County Coroners and Medical Examiners are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. They also maintain Harrison 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 Harrison County, Mississippi also keep reports on autopsies, cause of death investigations, and other reports made by their office. These Harrison County public records may be available through the Coroner and Medical Examiner website.

Harrison County Coroner Gulfport MS 2315 17th Street 39501 228-865-4290