Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of local public health agencies that are accredited

Baseline: 13.4 percent of local public health agencies were accredited as of December 2019

Target: 17.0 percent

Target Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

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.