PHAB’s National Accreditation Program Continues its Nationwide Expansion

Alexandria, VA, September 21, 2017 — Demonstrating a consistent and continued commitment to improving public health in their communities, nine governmental public health departments have been awarded five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This month’s accreditation decisions mean that the benefits of being served by a PHAB-accredited health department now extend to more than 203 million people, or 66 percent of the U.S. population.

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National accreditation status was awarded September 13, 2017 to:

  •     Allegheny County Health Department. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  •     Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona
  •     Benton County Health Department, Corvallis, Oregon
  •     Butte County Public Health Department, Oroville, California
  •     Camden County Health Department, Blackwood, New Jersey
  •     Lincoln County Health Department, Merrill, Wisconsin
  •     Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, Mississippi
  •     Nassau County Department of Health, Mineola, New York
  •     North Central Public Health District, The Dalles, Oregon

For more information, contact Teddi Nicolaus at (703) 778-4549 ext. 118, or email tnicolaus@phaboard.org. Learn more about PHAB and accreditation at www.phaboard.org, and by signing up for the PHAB e-newsletter.

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