The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has awarded 5-year accreditation to 11 public health departments. Accreditation status was awarded February 28, 2013, to: Comanche County Health Department (Lawton, OK) Franklin County Health Department (Frankfort, KY) Livingston County Department of Health … Continue reading
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
An updated version of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards and Measures Version 1.0 has been uploaded to the PHAB website effective Thursday, December 22, 2011. Since the release of the PHAB Standards and Measures Version 1.0 in July … Continue reading
Washington, D.C.—The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) launched the first national accreditation program for all public health departments today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The goal of PHAB’s accreditation program, initiated and supported by the Robert Wood … Continue reading
The Evaluation of the PHAB Beta Test: Brief Report is now available. This brief report includes the most important key findings and recommendations from the evaluation of the beta test, and also describes major revisions made to the accreditation process … Continue reading
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a press release on PHAB’s national voluntary accreditation program for public health departments, stressing the importance of accreditation and performance/quality improvement. Click here to read the full press release online.