California Department of Public Health Achieves National Accreditation

Congratulations to CDPH for achieving national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)! CDPH is the largest state public health department to accomplish this.

PHAB President and CEO Kaye Bender said:
We were impressed by the Site Visitors’ observation that many programs and strategies of the California Department of Public Health can serve as national models and that the Department has a culture of quality, professionalism, and service that is evident throughout the Department.

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of Tribal, state, local, and territorial public health departments.

The PHAB is jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.