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NACCHO announces Accreditation Support Initiative awardees

NACCHO is pleased to announce the selection of 23 local health departments and three public health departments from US territories/freely associated states for the 2015 - 2016 Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI), which will run through June 2016. Totaling nearly $360,000, awards* will support the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation preparation efforts of health departments. Now in its fifth year, the ASI is made possible by funding and support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support.

The selected health departments represent 20 different states and three US territories/freely associated states and a wide range of population sizes, jurisdiction types, and accreditation readiness needs. This year's awardees are:

•    Albany County Department of Health, NY
•    Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health, IA
•    Champaign Health District, OH
•    Cincinnati Health Department, OH
•    City-County Health District, ND
•    Clark County Health Department, WI
•    Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
•    Coos Health & Wellness, OR
•    Countryside Public Health, MN
•    District 4 (Lagrange), GA
•    Garfield County Public Health, CO
•    Greenfield Health Department, WI
•    Guam Department of Public Health Services and Social Services, Guam
•    Hill County Health Department, MT
•    Kingfisher County Health Department, OK
•    Livingston County Department of Public Health, MI
•    Loup Basin Public Health Department, NE
•    Montgomery Township Health Department, NJ
•    Panhandle Health District, ID
•    Puerto Rico Department of Health, Puerto Rico
•    Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness, NE
•    Siouxland District Health Department, IA
•    St. Mary's County Health Department, MD
•    Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, CA
•    Washoe County Health District, NV
•    Wichita Falls - Wichita County Public Health District, TX