To receive accreditation, a health department must undergo a rigorous, multi-faceted, peer-reviewed process to ensure it meets or exceeds a set of quality standards and measures.
Press Release: 11-22-13 Kane County Health Department awarded national accreditation status.
In late November, 2019, the Kane County Health Department (KCHD) successfully achieved national reaccreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), extending its accreditation status for another five years. When initial accreditation expires, KCHD must apply for and achieve reaccreditation to maintain accreditation status. KCHD was recognized for creating and supporting numerous outreach programs including Kane Kares, Kane Health Counts, All Our Kids Early Childhood Network, Making Kane Fit for Kids, the Kane County Behavioral Health Council, communicable disease monitoring and awareness, emergency preparedness, environmental health, and numerous community partnerships.
Kane County Health Department Announces National Reaccreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board - 11/27/2019
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