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Four More Public Health Departments Achieve PHAB Accreditation in August

Nearly 121 Million U.S. Residents Now Experiencing the Benefits of PHAB Accreditation

Alexandria, VA — In keeping with their mission to improve the conditions in which their communities can be healthy, four health departments in August were awarded five-year accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decisions bring another 6.5 million U.S residents into an expanding national network of communities served by health departments that meet national standards for delivering quality programs and services.

National accreditation status was awarded August 4, 2015 to Central Valley Health District in Jamestown, North Dakota; Thomas Jefferson Health District in Charlottesville, Virginia; the Illinois Department of Public Health in Chicago; and Washtenaw County Public Health in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Read the full press release here.

Public health departments that have achieved national accreditation
as of  August 4, 2015:

California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California
Ventura County Public Health, Oxnard, California
El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Norwalk Health Department, Norwalk, Connecticut
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Department of Health, Washington, D.C.
Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida
Cobb & Douglas Public Health, Marietta, Georgia
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, Champaign, Illinois
Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois
Cook County Department of Public Health, Oak Forest, Illinois
DuPage County Health Department, Wheaton, Illinois
Illinois Department of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois
Kane County Health Department, Aurora, Illinois
Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria, Illinois
St. Clair County Health Department, Belleville, Illinois
Linn County Public Health, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, Olathe, Kansas
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, Lawrence, Kansas
Sedgwick County Health Department, Wichita, Kansas
Barren River District Health Department, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Christian County Health Department, Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Franklin County Health Department, Frankfort, Kentucky
Green River District Health Department, Owensboro, Kentucky
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Lexington, Kentucky
Madison County Health Department, Richmond, Kentucky
Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department, Edgewood, Kentucky
Three Rivers District Health Department, Owenton, Kentucky
New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans, Louisiana
Allegany County Health Department, Cumberland, Maryland
Frederick County Health Department, Frederick, Maryland
Harford County Health Department, Bel Air, Maryland
Worcester County Health Department, Snow Hill, Maryland
Central Michigan District Health Department, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
District Health Department #10, Hart, Michigan
Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Washtenaw County Public Health, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, Minneapolis, Minn.
Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minn.
Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri
Taney County Health Department, Branson, Missouri
Gallatin City-County Health Department, Bozeman, Montana
Missoula City-County Health Department, Missoula, Montana
RiverStone Health, Billings, Montana
New York
Clinton County Health Department, Plattsburgh, New York
Livingston County Department of Health, Mt. Morris, New York
New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York
North Carolina
Burke County Health Department, Morganton, North Carolina
The Public Health Authority of Cabarrus County, Inc.,
d/b/a Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis, North Carolina
North Dakota
Central Valley Health District, Jamestown, North Dakota
Columbus Public Health, Columbus, Ohio
Delaware General Health District, Delaware, Ohio
Licking County Health Department, Newark, Ohio
Mahoning County District Board of Health, Youngstown, Ohio
Summit County Combined General Health District, Stow, Ohio
Comanche County Health Department, Lawton, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City-County Health Department, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Tulsa Health Department, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Clackamas County Public Health, Oregon City, Oregon
Crook County Health Department, Prineville, Oregon
Deschutes County Health Services, Bend, Oregon
Marion County Health Department, Salem, Oregon
Erie County Department of Health, Erie, Pennsylvania
Houston Department of Health and Human Services, Houston, Texas
Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake City, Utah
Tooele County Health Department, Tooele, Utah
Vermont Department of Health, Burlington, Vermont
Loudoun Health District, Leesburg, Virginia
Thomas Jefferson Health District. Charlottesville, Virginia
Kitsap Public Health District, Bremerton, Washington
Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane, Washington
Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Washington
Kenosha County Division of Health, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Oneida County Health Department, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Pierce County Public Health Department, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
Polk County Health Department, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
St. Croix County DHHS-Public Health, New Richmond, Wisconsin
West Allis Health Department, West Allis, Wisconsin
Wood County Health Department, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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