Accredited Health Departments

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The Public Health Accreditation Board congratulates the 44 public health departments that have achieved national accreditation as of  June 18, 2014:

  • Central Michigan District Health Department, Mount Pleasant, Mich.
  • Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, Champaign, Illinois
  • Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, Ill.
  • Columbus Public Health, Columbus, Ohio
  • Comanche County Health Department, Lawton, Okla.
  • Cook County Department of Public Health, Oak Forest, Ill.
  • Delaware General Health District, Delaware, Ohio
  • Deschutes County Health Services, Bend, Oregon
  • DuPage County Health Department, Wheaton, Illinois
  • El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Franklin County Health Department, Frankfort, Ky.
  • Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, Olathe, Kansas
  • Kane County Health Department, Aurora, Ill.
  • Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Kenosha County Division of Health, Kenosha, Wis.
  • Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Licking County Health Department, Newark, Ohio
  • Livingston County Department of Health, Mt. Morris, N.Y.
  • Loudoun Health District, Lessburg, Va.
  • Madison County Health Department, Richmond, Kentucky
  • Marion County Health Department, Salem, Oregon
  • Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Missoula City-County Health Department, Missoula, Montana
  • New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department, Edgewood, Ky.
  • Norwalk Health Department, Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oneida County Health Department, Rhinelander, Wis.
  • Polk County Health Department, Balsam Lake, Wis.
  • RiverStone Health, Billings, Montana
  • Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane, Wash.
  • Summit County Combined General Health District, Stow, Ohio
  • The Public Health Authority of Cabarrus County, Inc. d/b/a Cabarrus Health
    Alliance, Kannapolis, N.C.
  • Three Rivers District Health Department, Owenton, Ky.
  • Tooele County Health Department, Tooele, Utah
  • Tulsa Health Department, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Ventura County Public Health, Oxnard, California
  • Vermont Department of Health, Burlington, Vermont
  • Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Wash.
  • West Allis Health Department, West Allis, Wis.
  • Wood County Health Department, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

Public Health Accreditation Board Awards Accreditation to 13 Health Departments

Number of PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Now Reaches 44

June 19, 2014, Alexandria, VA — Demonstrating a commitment to continuous quality improvement, 13 health departments this week joined the growing ranks of those accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decisions bring the number of governmental public health departments now recognized by PHAB as high- performing health departments to 44.

PHAB is the independent organization that administers the national public health accreditation program, which aims to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of the nation’s Tribal, state, local, and territorial health departments.

“Each time PHAB’s Accreditation Committee meets, we are excited to see a growing number of health departments for their review,” said PHAB President and CEO Kaye Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN. “The group of health departments achieving accreditation this week is our largest group to date. They represent a diverse array of sizes and organizational structures of health departments, all committed to continuous improvement of their work to protect the public’s health.” National accreditation status was awarded June 18 to:

  • Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, Champaign, Illinois
  • Deschutes County Health Services, Bend, Oregon
  • DuPage County Health Department, Wheaton, Illinois
  • Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, Olathe, Kansas
  • Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Madison County Health Department, Richmond, Kentucky
  • Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Norwalk Health Department, Norwalk, Connecticut
  • RiverStone Health, Billings, Montana
  • Ventura County Public Health, Oxnard, California
  • Vermont Department of Health, Burlington, Vermont

Read the press release here.

 

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