Category: Accreditation


PHAB Seeks Feedback on 2022 Standards and Measures

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) recently launched the vetting of PHAB Standards & Measures: Version 2022. PHAB is encouraging public health personnel to weigh in on the proposed version of measures to reflect the changing landscape of public health practice and incorporate feedback from practitioners. To share feedback, visit here to access the full…

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PHAB Awards Nevada County National Public Health Accreditation Status

We are pleased to announce that the Nevada County Public Health Department was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) on August 31, 2021. Nevada County becomes the 21st local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Please join us in congratulating…

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PHAB Awards Tulare County National Accreditation Status

We are pleased to announce that the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Branch, was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) on September 1, 2020. Tulare County becomes the 18th local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)….

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PHAB Awards Shasta County National Accreditation Status

We are pleased to announce that the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency – Public Health Branch was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) on March 17th. Shasta County becomes the 17th local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)….

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PHAB Issues 90-day Extension for Accreditation

In response to the extraordinary circumstances facing local health departments as they respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) announced a 90-day extension for all local health departments who are currently engaged in the initial accreditation process and those seeking reaccreditation. More information on the extension can be found here.

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Reminder: Public Health Accreditation Readiness Survey

Last week, CHEAC sent out our annual survey to assess California local health department readiness to apply for national public health accreditation. Currently 16 local health departments, as well as the California Department of Public Health, have completed the public health accreditation process and been awarded. CHEAC’s survey is intended to track California’s progress statewide….

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PHAB Awards Riverside County National Accreditation Status

We are pleased to announce that the Riverside County Public Health Department was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week. Riverside County becomes the 16th local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Please join us in congratulating all of…

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PHAB Awards Merced County National Accreditation Status

We are pleased to announce that the Merced County Public Health Department was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week. Merced County becomes the 15th local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Please join us in congratulating all of…

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