Accreditation Considerations for Shared Services and Mergers

Resource Summary

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is providing this tip sheet for local health departments who are considering or planning major organizational changes. Changes in the organization during or after accreditation may or may not impact the accreditation status of the health department(s). This tip sheet provides clarification of PHAB policies and procedures related to organizational changes in an effort to inform health departments early in their planning process.