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.


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.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon

After-Hours Nurse: 251.690.8158

Health Center: 251.690.8158

Medical Records 251.690.8160

Medical Records FAX: 251.690.8917

Appointments: 251.690.8889

WIC: 251.690.8829

Our Board

Bernard H. Eichold II, M.D., Dr.P.H., F.A.C.P. Mobile County Health Officer
Dr. Michael W. Meshad Chairman
Dr. Joseph Ewing Bornstein Member
Dr. C.M.A. (Max) Rogers, IV Member
Dr. Michael C. Chang Secretary
Dr. Desiree A. Soter-Pearsall Member
Dr. Stacy W. Wing Member
The Honorable Merceria L. Ludgood President, Mobile County Commission