National Voluntary Accreditation for Public Health Departments

As of November 9, 2021, a total of 39 state, 289 local, 5 Tribal, 1 statewide integrated local public health department system (Florida), and 2 Army Installation Departments of Public Health have achieved five-year initial accreditation or reaccreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board, bringing the benefits of PHAB accreditation to 89 percent of the U.S. population. Download an Excel Spreadsheet containing important information about each PHAB-accredited health department, including the date of their accreditation or reaccreditation, and the version of the PHAB Standards and Measures under which they were accredited. For your presentations, feel free to use this updated printable map, which displays all accreditation activity as of November 9, 2021.

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Five Tribal health departments have thus far achieved accreditation through PHAB:

  • Cherokee National Health Services, Tahlequah, OK
  • Forest County Potawatomi Health & Wellness Center Community Health Department, Crandon, WI
  • Oneida Nation, Oneida, WI
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe Health Department, Tucson, AZ
  • Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center, Pendleton, OR

Two Army Installation Departments of Public Health have thus far achieved accreditation through PHAB:

  • Fort Bragg Department of Public Health, Fort Bragg, NC
  • USA MEDDAC Fort Riley Department of Public Health, Fort Riley, KS

Three Vital Records/Health Statistics Units has thus far achieved accreditation through PHAB:

  • Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Vital Records
  • Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics
  • South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Office of Health Statistics

The below list is updated quarterly to reflect the most up-to-date decisions of the Accreditation Committee. This is a living list. If the state health department is accredited, it will appear at the top of that state’s listing, in a slightly larger font. Tribal health departments are designated with one asterisk (*). Army installation departments of public health are designated with two asterisks (**). Health departments that have achieved “reaccreditation” are listed in green. As of November 9, 2021, 58 health departments have successfully achieved reaccreditation, which means they have successfully completed the review process required to maintain their national accreditation status for five more years.

Complete List of Nationally Accredited Health Departments

Alaska

  • There are  currently no accredited health departments in Alaska.

Arkansas

Florida

Hawaii

  • There are currently no accredited health departments in Hawaii.

New Mexico

North Carolina

** Army Installation Department of Public Health

North Dakota

Ohio

Rhode Island

South Dakota

  • There are currently no accredited health departments in South Dakota.

Vermont

Wyoming

  • There are no accredited Health Departments.

Washington, D.C.

* The District of Columbia applied for accreditation under state standards.

No Longer Accredited: Reviewed but Not Reaccredited

No Longer Accredited: Accreditation Expired