Jackson County Social Services for Health

Find Jackson County Mississippi social services and programs related to health care. Social services for health are provided by Health Departments, Mental Health Departments and Victims Assistance Offices.


A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.

Jackson County Health Department 6912 Washington Avenue Ocean Springs MS 39564 228-872-4861

Jackson County Health Department 4600 Vega Street Pascagoula MS 39581 228-762-1117