Accredited Health Departments

Eleven More Health Departments Demonstrate Capacity to Protect, Promote Their Communities’ Health

Alexandria, VA, June 13, 2017 — Demonstrating their commitment to improving health and delivering quality public health services to their communities, 11 more public health departments have been awarded national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This week’s decisions bring another 19.7 million people into the expanding network of communities across the nation whose health departments meet rigorous national standards for delivering quality programs and services.

National accreditation status was awarded June 6, 2017 to:

  • Alabama Department of Public Health, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Public Health, Boise, Idaho
  • Lewis and Clark Public Health, Helena, Montana
  • Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Linn County Department of Health Services, Albany, Oregon
  • Maryland Department of Health, Baltimore, Maryland
  • New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton, New Jersey
  • Olmsted County Public Health Services, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Portsmouth Health District, Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Sauk County Health Department, Baraboo, Wisconsin
  • Stark County Health Department, Canton, Ohio

A press release will be posted here by 1 pm today.


Click here to view a list of all PHAB-accredited health departments, including dates of accreditation and the version of the PHAB Standards and Measures under which they were accredited.

 

State-by-State: Below is a list of public health departments that have achieved national accreditation by state.  To use this list, please click on a state’s name. If a state is not listed, no health departments have yet been accredited in that state. *Note: This list has not yet been updated to reflect the June 6 accreditations.

Alabama
Jefferson County Department of Health, Birmingham, Alabama
Arizona
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Phoenix, Arizona
Mohave County Department of Public Health, Kingman, Arizona
Pima County Health Department, Tucson, Arizona
Yavapai County Community Health Services, Prescott, Arizona
Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, Arkansas
California
California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California
City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Long Beach, California
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, San Diego, California
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Public Health, Eureka, California
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California
Orange County Health Care Agency, Santa Ana, California
Pasadena Public Health Department, Pasadena, California
San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California
Santa Clara County Public Health Department, San Jose, California
Ventura County Public Health, Oxnard, California
Colorado
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado
Denver Environmental Health, Denver, Colorado
El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mesa County Health Department, Grand Junction, Colorado
Pueblo City-County Health Department, Pueblo, Colorado
Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment, Greeley, Colorado
Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut
Naugatuck Valley Health District, Seymour, Connecticut
Norwalk Health Department, Norwalk, Connecticut
Stratford Health Department, Stratford, Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware Division of Public Health, Dover, Delaware
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Department of Health, Washington, D.C.
Florida
Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida
Florida Integrated Local Public Health Department System, Tallahassee, Florida
Georgia
Cobb & Douglas Public Health, Marietta, Georgia
DeKalb County Board of Health, Decatur, Georgia
Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Idaho
Public Health-Idaho North Central District, Lewiston, Idaho
Illinois
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
Kendall County Health Department, Yorkville, Illinois
Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center, Waukegan, Illinois
Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria, Illinois
St. Clair County Health Department, Belleville, Illinois
Tazewell County Health Department, Tremont, Illinois
Indiana
Rush County Health Department, Rushville, Indiana
Iowa
Linn County Public Health, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Kansas
Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, Olathe, Kansas
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, Lawrence, Kansas
Sedgwick County Health Department, Wichita, Kansas
Kentucky
Barren River District Health Department, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Bullitt County Health Department, Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Christian County Health Department, Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Franklin County Health Department, Frankfort, Kentucky
Green River District Health Department, Owensboro, Kentucky
Jessamine County Health Department, Nicholasville, Kentucky
Lake Cumberland District Health Department, Somerset, Kentucky
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, Lexington, Kentucky
Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, Louisville, Kentucky
Madison County Health Department, Richmond, Kentucky
Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department, Edgewood, Kentucky
Three Rivers District Health Department, Owenton, Kentucky
Louisiana
New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans, Louisiana
Maine
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Augusta, Maine
Portland Public Health Division, Portland, Maine
Maryland
Allegany County Health Department, Cumberland, Maryland
Cecil County Health Department, Elkton, Maryland
Frederick County Health Department, Frederick, Maryland
Garrett County Health Department, Oakland, Maryland
Harford County Health Department, Bel Air, Maryland
Wicomico County Health Department, Salisbury, Maryland
Worcester County Health Department, Snow Hill, Maryland
Massachusetts
Worcester Division of Public Health/Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance, Worcester, Mass.
Michigan
Central Michigan District Health Department, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Barry-Eaton District Health Department, Charlotte, Michigan
District Health Department #10, Hart, Michigan
Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mid-Michigan District Health Department, Stanton, Michigan
Washtenaw County Public Health, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Minnesota
Bloomington Public Health/Public Health Alliance of Bloomington, Edina, and Richfield
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, Minneapolis, Minn.
Dakota County Public Health Department, West St. Paul, Minn.
Minneapolis Health Department, Minneapolis, Minn.
Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minn.
Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health, St. Paul, Minn.
Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment, Stillwater, Minn.
Missouri
Clay County Public Health Center, Liberty, Missouri
Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services, Columbia, Missouri
Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jefferson City, Missouri
Taney County Health Department, Branson, Missouri
Montana
Gallatin City-County Health Department, Bozeman, Montana
Flathead City-County Health Department, Kalispell, Montana
Missoula City-County Health Department, Missoula, Montana
Montana DPHHS Public Health and Safety Division, Helena, Montana
RiverStone Health, Billings, Montana
Nebraska
East Central District Health Department, Columbus, Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lincoln, Nebraska
Panhandle Public Health District, Hemingford, Nebraska
Nevada
Carson City Health and Human Services, Carson City, Nevada
New Hampshire
City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, New Hampshire
New Jersey
Township of Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services,
Bloomfield, New Jersey
New Mexico
New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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
Putnam County Department of Health, Brewster, 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
North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck, North Dakota
Ohio
Columbus Public Health, Columbus, Ohio
Delaware General Health District, Delaware, Ohio
Erie County Health Department, Sandusky, Ohio
Franklin County Public Health, Columbus, Ohio
Hamilton County Public Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
Henry County Health Department, Napoleon, Ohio
Huron County Public Health, Norwalk, Ohio
Lake County General Health District, Painesville, Ohio
Licking County Health Department, Newark, Ohio
Lorain County General Health District, Elyria, Ohio
Mahoning County District Board of Health, Youngstown, Ohio
Medina County Health Department, Medina, Ohio
Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio
Preble County General Health District, Eaton, Ohio
Summit County Combined General Health District, Stow, Ohio
Union County General Health District, Marysville, Ohio
Wood County Health District, Bowling Green, Ohio
Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation Health Services, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Cleveland County Health Department, Norman, Oklahoma
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
Oregon
Center for Human Development, Inc., La Grande, Oregon
Clackamas County Public Health, Oregon City, Oregon
Crook County Health Department, Prineville, Oregon
Deschutes County Health Services, Bend, Oregon
Jackson County Public Health, Medford, Oregon
Marion County Health Department, Salem, Oregon
Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Portland, Oregon
Washington County Public Health Division, Hillsboro, Oregon
Yamhill County Public Health, McMinnville, Oregon
Pennsylvania
Bethlehem Health Bureau, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Erie County Department of Health, Erie, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, Rhode Island
Tennessee
Knox County Health Department, Knoxville, Tennessee
Texas
Austin Public Health, Austin, Texas
Dallas County Health and Human Services, Dallas, Texas
Houston Department of Health and Human Services, Houston, Texas
Tarrant County Public Health, Fort Worth, Texas
Williamson County and Cities Health District, Georgetown, Texas
Utah
Davis County Health Department, Farmington, Utah
Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake City, Utah
Tooele County Health Department, Tooele, Utah
Vermont
Vermont Department of Health, Burlington, Vermont
Virginia
Fairfax County Health Department, Fairfax, Virginia
Loudoun Health District, Leesburg, Virginia
Prince William Health District, Manassas, Virginia
Thomas Jefferson Health District, Charlottesville, Virginia
Washington
Benton-Franklin Health District, Kennewick, Washington
Kitsap Public Health District, Bremerton, Washington
Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane, Washington
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Tacoma, Washington
Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Washington
Whatcom County Health Department, Bellingham, Washington
West Virginia
Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, Charleston, West Virginia
Wisconsin
City of Wauwatosa Health Department, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Kenosha County Division of Health, Kenosha, Wisconsin
La Crosse County Health Department, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Oneida County Health Department, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Pierce County Public Health Department, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
Polk County Health Department, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department, Shawano, Wisconsin
St. Croix County DHHS-Public Health, New Richmond, Wisconsin
Waushara County Health Department, Wautoma, Wisconsin
West Allis Health Department, West Allis, Wisconsin
Wood County Health Department, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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