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PHAB's Newsroom contains up-to-date information about the growing number of nationally accredited public health departments, as well as links to PHAB's e-newsletters, press releases, news articles and other announcements about public health departments achieving national accreditation.

PHAB's Newsroom also contains information on how to request speakers, presentations, or exhibits from PHAB.

If you are a working journalist seeking information about PHAB and/or the national accreditation program, or wish to interview a member of PHAB's staff or board of directors, or if you would like assistance in cultivating story ideas tied to the national accreditation movement, please contact PHAB Communications Manager Teddi Nicolaus at 703-778-4549 ext. 118, or tnicolaus@phaboard.org.

PHAB Awards Accreditation to Four More Public Health Departments

On August 4, 2015, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) awarded five-year accreditation status to four health departments: Central Valley Health District, Jamestown, North Dakota Thomas Jefferson Health District, Charlottesville, Virginia Illinois Department of Public Health, Chicago Washtenaw County Public … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Issue of JPHMP Focuses on Accreditation

The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) in December marked its 20th anniversary with the advanced online release of a special issue highlighting public health department accreditation. Titled “Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation,” the anniversary issue is … Continue reading

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Five High-Performing Health Departments Achieve PHAB-Accreditation on August 20, 2013

Alexandria, VA — The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week awarded five-year national accreditation status to five public health departments. The decisions bring the number of public health agencies now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments to 19. … Continue reading

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Public Health Accreditation Board awards national accreditation to three public health departments

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has awarded five-year accreditation status to three public health departments. Accreditation status was awarded May 30 to Polk County Health Department in Balsam Lake, Wis.; Summit County Combined General Health District in Stow, Ohio; … Continue reading

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