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Alexander County

Local Health Department
Southern Seven Health Department
37 Rustic Campus Drive
Ullin, Illinois 62992
Phone: 618-634-2297
Fax: 618-634-9394
www.southern7.org


Hospitals
Massac Memorial Hospital
28 Chick St.
PO Box 850
Metropolis, IL 62960
Phone: 618-524-2176
www.massacmemorialhospital.com


Memorial Hospital of Carbondale
405 W. Jackson St.
PO Box 1000
Carbondale, IL 62902-9000
Phone: 618-549-0721
www.sih.net


St. Joseph Memorial Hospital
2 S. Hospital Dr.
Murphysboro, IL 62966-0580
Phone: 618-684-3156
www.sih.net


Union County Hospital District
517 N. Main St.
Anna, IL 62906-1696
Phone: 618-833-4511
www.unioncountyhospital.com

Hospice Services
Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
1110 N Johnson St
Marion, IL 62959-1665
Phone: 618-997-3030
Phone: 800-233-1708
http://www.hospice.org/

Mental Health Services
Delta Center
1400 Commercial Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: 618-734-2665
http://therapistunlimited.com


Support Organizations
American Cancer Society
Marion - Southern Regional Office
805 W DeYoung St
Suite B
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618- 998-9898
Fax: 618- 997-8456
www.cancer.org


American Lung Association
3000 Kelly Lane
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-787-5864
www.lungusa.org


Illinois Tobacco Quitline
1-866-QUIT-YES (784-8937)



County Profile

Demographics
County
Illinois
U.S.

2000 Population

9950

Racial/Ethnic rates
White
63.0%
73.5%
75.1%
Black or African American
34.9%
15.1%
12.3%
American Indian or Native
0.3%
0.2%
0.9%
Asian
0.4%
3.4%
3.6%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0.0%
0.0%
0.1%
Other
0.5%
5.8%
5.5%
Hispanic or Latino (any race)
1.4%
12.3%
12.5%

Age
18 years and older
74.2%
73.9%
74.3%
65 years and older
16.9%
12.1%
12.4%

Education Levels
Over 25 with high school education
67.0%
81.4%
80.4%

Labor Force
Over 16
49.3%
65.4%
63.9%

Poverty
Families below poverty level
21.2%
7.8%
9.2%
Individuals below poverty level
26.1%
10.7%
12.4%