Pasadena Health Department Earns National Accreditation

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Public Health Department Director Michael Johnson announced Friday the department has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.The Pasadena Public Health Department is one of only eight public health agencies in California and less than 200 across the nation to achieve this distinction for achieving national standards that foster community health needs and promote continuous quality improvement“This national recognition is the culmination of more than four years of hard work by PPHD staff and our community partners. Our department underwent a rigorous, multi-faceted, peer-reviewed assessment process to meet or exceed public health quality standards and measures,” Johnson said.The Pasadena Public Health Department  accreditation is for five years, 2016 through 2021.With accreditation, the Pasadena Health Department is demonstrating increased accountability and credibility to the public, funders, elected officials and partner organizations to better serve the health needs of the Pasadena community. The Public Health Accreditation Board evaluation analyzed many things, such as how well the Pasadena Health Department is able to assess health conditions in the community and how well staff are prepared to respond to disease outbreaks or other emergencies.PHAB http://www.phaboard.org is the only national accreditation program for public health agencies and ensures consistency in meeting standards by public health departments.For more than 120 years, the Pasadena Public Health Department , www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth, has worked to promote and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area. The department offers a wide range of services to promote healthy behaviors, prevent diseases, ensure access to safe food and life-saving immunizations and preparing for public health emergencies. Community News Subscribe Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty Government Pasadena Health Department Earns National Accreditation Published on Friday, December 2, 2016 | 2:10 pmcenter_img Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it last_img

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