Memphis (Shelby County)
The second largest city in Tennessee, with the largest African American population in the state, Memphis is known as the home of the Blues and the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
The Shelby County Health Department strives to create the healthiest and safest community in the country, working to improve, promote, and protect the health and environment of all its residents and visitors.
Average per capita household income
Urban Health Agenda
Our vision for the future of urban health looks beyond health care. Government and community organizations work together to make our wider environments safer, healthier, and more equitable.Learn More
Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool