Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) awarded five-year accreditation status earlier this week to nine public health departments across the country. The national public health accrediting body is jointly funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. A total of 31 state and local public health departments have achieved the accreditation status. Those awarded March 19 included:

  • Columbus Public Health, Columbus, OH
  • Cook County Department of Public Health, Oak Forest, IL
  • Delaware General Health District, Delaware, OH
  • Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, Minneapolis, MN
  • Loudoun Health District, Leesburg,


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