The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) today announced the names of fifteen public health departments that have achieved accreditation or reaccreditation status, after completion of a systematic review process against national standards. These health departments demonstrated their commitment to quality improvement during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic

Health departments are the backbone of the public health system and drivers of health and safety in their communities. Building capacity in quality and performance improvement, accountability and emergency preparedness is essential in our collective COVID-19 response, especially as new variants emerge. Accreditation fosters these qualities and builds a foundation for responding to this public health threat and the next

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