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COVID-19 Battles Are Local

by Robin Wilcox, MPA The war against COVID-19 is international and national. But the battlefields are local. Accredited state, county, and city health departments are on the front lines of working to keep residents healthy. On March 16, PHAB-accredited Santa Clara County Public Health Department in California issued an historic seven-county legal order that required residents to “shelter-in-place,” the first

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Health Department Accreditation, Not Just a One-Time Recognition

by Kaye Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Robin Wilcox, MPA At the Public Health Accreditation Board, it’s the season for reaccreditation. In March, four health departments became the first in the nation to successfully achieve national reaccreditation, thereby extending their accreditation status for another five years. And there are many more in the process of seeking reaccreditation. To these health

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