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Accreditation Preparation and Support


The voluntary national public health accreditation program through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) aims to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of state, Tribal, local, and territorial public health departments. More than half of the U.S. population is now served by a PHAB-accredited health department.
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) offers accreditation-related support in each of its focus areas, including accreditation-related on-site technical assistance. This support falls mostly under Domain 8 and Domain 9 of the latest PHAB Standards and Measures, which serves as guidance for health departments preparing for accreditation. Choose a focus area below for more information on how PHF can assist your accreditation preparation and support efforts:
PHF Resources for Overall Accreditation Support
PHF Technical Assistance and Training for Overall Accreditation Support
Need Training or Help Getting Started?
To further assist health departments with accreditation preparation, PHF offers on-site customized technical assistance. For more information, please contact Ron Bialek at (202)218-4420 or You can also submit your information online.
  • Domain 9 resources from the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
  • Domain 8 resources from the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
  • Improving the practice of public health through academic/practice linkages.
  • Learn more about the TRAIN Learning Network.
Accreditation Preparation and Support