National Accreditation

Local Health Agencies Accreditation Status

Since 2013, five local health jurisdictions and the Department of Health in Washington State have achieved voluntary national accreditation. Accreditation is an official recognition that a health department meets or exceeds the rigorous standards for excellence established by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). PHAB accreditation shows commitment to excellence, continuous improvement, and to improving the health of the population.