Pasadena Public Health Department Maintains National Public Health Accreditation Through 2028

PASADENA, Calif. —Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has successfully completed the evaluation process to maintain national accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) through 2028. PPHD demonstrated their ability to meet PHAB’s quality standards, while highlighting work that advances public health in the Pasadena community.

To attain reaccreditation, PPHD completed an intensive peer-reviewed assessment process to demonstrate the department satisfies national quality standards, such as equitably addressing and investigating population health problems and hazards, meeting community health needs, and communicating effectively to inform and educate the community on health factors. PPHD first received accreditation in 2016.

“We are excited to be recognized for achieving these national standards for high performance,” said Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, Director of Public Health and Health Officer. “With reaccreditation, the Pasadena Public Health Department is once again demonstrating our commitment to delivering programs and services that are as responsive as possible to the needs of our community, as well as being accountable to the public, funders, elected officials, and partner organizations. We work together to achieve our mission of protecting and promoting health for all.”

About PHAB
PHAB is a non-profit that works to advance and transform public health practice by championing performance improvement, strong infrastructure, and innovation. PHAB's accreditation program, which receives support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sets standards against which the nation's governmental public health departments can continuously improve the quality of their services and performance.

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