Accreditation and Performance
Strong planning and evaluation efforts are integral to public health program success and impact.
- Community Health Assessment & Health Improvement PlanningAccess information and resources for conducting a community health assessment and developing a health improvement plan.
- Health Department AccreditationLearn more about the national voluntary accreditation program for health departments and CDC's role.
- National Public Health Improvement InitiativeLearn how the National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) helps health departments systematically increase their capacity and ability to meet national public health standards.
- National Public Health Performance Standards ProgramFind out more about this program that has developed national public health performance standards for STLT public health systems and public health governing bodies.
- Performance Management and Quality ImprovementVisit this page for useful Information and materials to help support STLT health departments improve their performance.