The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) today announced the names of fifteen public health departments and one vital records/health statistics (VRHS) unit that have achieved accreditation or reaccreditation status, after completion of a systematic review process against national standards. These departments have successfully demonstrated a commitment to strong infrastructure and public health practice to better serve their communities.

Health departments are key leaders and drivers of health, well-being, and equity in their communities. Nationally accredited health departments demonstrate a consistent and continued commitment to strengthening their community partnerships, which enables them to better serve their communities.

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