Guide to National Public Health Department Accreditation

This guide from the Public Health Accreditation Board provides health departments with guidelines to apply for national accreditation. It details the application process, accreditation decision making, the appeals process and reaccreditation, and provides technical assistance.

Available online (pdf): http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/6C8BE6B2-A6B7-43E2-AB91-F2D6A2F50422/278099/PHABGuidetoNationalPublicHealthDepartmentAccredita.pdf

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Accreditation / Essential Services: This guide discusses the purpose and benefits of accreditation and describes the process for application, appeal, and reaccreditation.

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • What? / Phase One: This guide discusses the purpose and benefits of public health accreditation and describes the process that health departments must use for application, appeal, and reaccreditation.

 

Public Health Accreditation Board. (2011). Guide to National Public Health Department Accreditation, Public Health Accreditation Board, Version 1.0. Alexandria, VA: Public Health Accreditation Board.