Most Recent Data:
15.4 percent (2021)
13.4 percent of local public health agencies were accredited as of December 2019
Increase the proportion of local public health agencies that are accredited
Local public health agencies that are accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board meet national standards for providing essential public health services. The first public health agencies were accredited in 2013, and early evaluation results show that accreditation has led to improved services, stronger partnerships, and better use of financial resources.
Topic: Public Health Infrastructure
Workgroup: Public Health Infrastructure Workgroup