General Information

Accreditation Status

Alabama's state health department was awarded PHAB Accreditation on June 6, 2017, for five years. Documentation of the accredation award is below.


About Public Health Accreditation

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the continuous quality improvement of public health departments. PHAB is working to promote and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of all public health departments in the United States through national public health department accreditation. PHAB’s vision is a high-performing governmental public health system that will make the United States a healthier nation.

There are seven steps to becoming PHAB accredited and maintaining that status, as detailed on PHAB’s website.

Initial Accreditation Resources

Reaccreditation Resources

Page last updated: January 22, 2020