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Public Health Accreditation

Public Health Accreditation

Public Health Accreditation Board

In order to improve the health of the public, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) was formed in 2007 to establish a national voluntary accreditation program. State, local, territorial and tribal public health departments are able to apply. The goal of the accreditation program is to improve and protect the health of every community by advancing the quality and performance of public health departments. Go to for more information.

Public Health and Safety Division

It is the goal of the DPHHS Public Health and Safety Division to attain national public health accreditation and in doing so, improve the health of every Montanan. Accreditation is a continuous effort in quality improvement and will be at the forefront of all work in this division.

Accreditation Resources for Local Health Departments

For more information please contact the Office of Public Health System Improvement: 444-7374.