PHAB has a number of resources to guide you through the accreditation process. Resources on this page are referenced in Policy for Initial Accreditation and Policy for Reaccreditation. Health departments should refer to the Policy for additional details and guidance. Additional resources are also found on the PHAB Learning Center, a learning hub for accreditation resources, education and technical assistance.

Version 2022 Materials:

Standards & Measures for Initial Accreditation
Policy for Initial Accreditation
Standards & Measures for Reaccreditation
Policy for Reaccreditation
Standards & Measures for Pathways Recognition
Policy for Pathways Recognition


Policy and Procedure

Accreditation Materials and Guidance

PHAB Learning Center

Resources for accredited health departments, as well as education for the public, can be found on the PHAB Learning Center. Log into the Learning Center or create an account to explore.
Learning Center
Resources in the Learning Center include: documentation guidance, communications support, and site visit preparation.