Who We Are

The Mobile County Health Department is here to provide a healthy, safe, prepared and educated community. Our mission is to promote, improve and protect the overall health of Mobile County. We hope to accomplish this by enhancing revenue, strengthening organizational employment cycles, improving data management systems, increasing department effectiveness, boosting marketing and community image, as well as influencing health policies. Organizational Chart


The Mobile County Health Department is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organizations. Concerns about the quality of care received? Contact the Joint Commission at 800.994.6610.


The Mobile County Health Department works closely with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). To learn more about ADPH and what they are doing for Alabama, visit their website here.

Location & Hours

Downtown Health Center (Main Office)

251 North Bayou St.
Mobile, Alabama 36603

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Vital Records: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last client taken at 4 p.m. because of time required to process forms)

Saturday Clinic and WIC: 8:00 a.m. – Noon

After-Hours Nurse: 251.690.8158

Main switchboard: 251.690.8158

Medical Records 251.690.8160

Medical Records FAX: 251.690.8917

Medical Appointments: 251.690.8889

WIC: 251.690.8829

Vital Statistics: 251.690.8150

Inspection Services: 251.690.8116

Vector Services: Mosquito 251.690.8124 Rodent 251.690.8819

Public Information Officer 251.690.8823

General questions info@mchd.org

Our Board

Kevin P. Michaels, MD, MPH, FACOEMMobile County Health Officer
Dr. Michael L. SternbergChairman
Dr. Minh PhamSecretary
Dr. Michael C. ChangMember
Dr. Desiree A. Soter-PearsallMember
Dr. Danuel J. LaanMember
Dr. De’Arco R. McCrearyMember
The Honorable Randall DueittPresident, Mobile County Commission