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Public Health Accreditation Standards: Domains 1-3


 
Domain 1: Conduct and Disseminate Assessments Focused on Population Health Status and Public Health Issues Facing the Community

Standards:

Collect and Maintain Population Health Data
Standard 1.1 B: Collect and maintain reliable, comparable, and valid data that provide information on conditions of public health importance and on the health status of the population.

Analyze Public Health Data
Standard 1.2 B: Analyze public health data to identify health problems, environmental public health hazards, and social and economic risks that affect the public’s health.

Use Data for Public Health Action
Standard 1.3 B: Provide and use the results of health data analysis to develop recommendations regarding public health policy, processes, programs, or interventions.

View the associated measures, documentation and scoring guidance, and examples of documentation for Domain 1.

 
Domain 2: Investigate Health Problems and Environmental Public Health Hazards to Protect the Community

Standards:

Investigate Health Problems and Environmental Public Health Hazards
Standard 2.1 B: Conduct timely investigations of health problems and environmental public health hazards in coordination with other governmental agencies and key stakeholders.

Contain/Mitigate Health Problems and Environmental Public Health Hazards
Standard 2.2 B: Contain/mitigate health problems and environmental public health hazards in coordination with other governmental agencies and key stakeholders.

Maintain Provision for Epidemiological, Laboratory, and Support Response Capacity
Standard 2.3 B: Maintain access to laboratory and epidemiological/environmental public health expertise and capacity to investigate and contain/mitigate public health problems and environmental public health hazards.

Maintain Policies for Communication 
Standard 2.4 B: Maintain a plan with policies and procedures required for urgent and non-urgent communications.

View the associated measures, documentation and scoring guidance, and examples of documentation for Domain 2.

 
Domain 3: Inform and Educate About Public Health Issues and Functions

Standards:

Provide Prevention and Wellness Policies, Programs, Processes, and Interventions
Standard 3.1 B: Provide health education and health promotion policies, programs, processes, and interventions to support prevention and wellness.

Communicate Information on Public Health Issues and Functions
Standard 3.2 B:  Provide information on public health issues and functions through multiple methods to a variety of audiences.

View the associated measures, documentation and scoring guidance, and examples of documentation for Domain 3.