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The Lauderdale County Health Department provides the following services to the public.

Vital Records

To apply for a birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificate you may print the application below and take it to any local county health department in Alabama, or mail it along with the appropriate fee to:

Alabama Department of Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5625

Vital Records Application

Customers can obtain most vital records from the Center for Health Statistics through their county health department in 30 minutes or less. Records may also be obtained through the mail in about 7-10 days. The cost is $15.00 for the first copy, and $6.00 for each additional copy.

Clinical Services

  • Plan First Provider - Contact Janice Wittscheck at (256) 765-7554
  • Family Planning - Counseling and Birth Control
  • Nurse Practitioner Available
  • Women's Health - Pap Smear, and Breast and Cervical Program
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) - Testing, Treatment, and Counseling
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Application, Voucher Issuance, and Nutrition Counseling
  • Medicaid Enrollment
  • Vaccinations - Infants and Children, Influenza and Pneumococcal
  • Tuberculosis Testing and Treatment
  • Clinical Laboratory Testing
  • Income-Based Fees

ALL Kids

ALL Kids is a low-cost healthcare coverage program for children and teens. For more information, to request an application, or apply online, visit ALL Kids or call our toll-free number: 1-800-373-KIDS (5437).

Environmental Services

Applications, Permits, and Inspections for:

  • Foodservice, Retail, Processors, and Temporary Events
  • Hotel and Motels - Pools and Camps
  • Body Art Facilities
  • Individual Onsite Small Flow Systems
  • Large Flow Onsite Systems
  • Subdivision Large Flow Developments and Systems
  • Septic Tank Manufacturers, Pumpers, and Land Application
  • Solid Waste Facilities and Vehicles
  • Rabies Control - Bite Investigations and Testing
  • Public Health Nuisance Complaint Investigations
  • Community Sanitation Investigations
  • Private Water Well Testing
  • Food Safety Training Classes
  • ServSafe Food Safety Certification
  • State of Alabama Environmental Rules Training

Page last updated: May 13, 2021