PHAB Awards National Accreditation to 16 Public Health Departments

Demonstrating the capacity to provide the highest quality of services to their communities, 16 more public health departments have been awarded national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This week’s decisions bring another 4.5 million people into the growing circle of communities that can be assured their health departments are meeting rigorous national standards.

National accreditation status was awarded March 14, 2017 to:

  • Bethlehem Health Bureau, Bethlehem, PA

  • Cecil County Health Department, Elkton, MD

  • Center for Human Development, Inc., La Grande, OR

  • City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH

  • Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT

  • Denver Environmental Health, Denver, CO

  • Hamilton County Public Health, Cincinnati, OH

  • Jackson County Public Health, Medford, OR

  • Jessamine County Health Department, Nicholasville, KY

  • Lake Cumberland District Health Department, Somerset, KY

  • Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA

  • North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck, ND

  • San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA

  • Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department, Shawano, WI

  • Union County General Health District, Marysville, OH

  • Washington County Public Health Division, Hillsboro, OR

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