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National Voluntary Accreditation for Public Health Departments

National Voluntary Accreditation for Public Health Departments

National Voluntary Accreditation for Public Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson FoundationExternal Web Site Icon, is supporting the implementation of a national voluntary accreditation program for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments.

Public Health Accreditation Board

Public Health Accreditation Board

Public Health Accreditation Board

Working to promote and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of all public health departments in the United States through national public health department accreditation.

Reaccreditation Guidelines

Reaccreditation Guidelines

Reaccreditation Guidelines

PHAB reaccreditation builds on initial accreditation, but is very different. Both the requirements and the process for reaccreditation have been designed to ensure that accredited health departments continue to evolve, improve, and advance, thereby becoming increasingly effective at improving the health of the population they serve.