Public Health Accreditation

​MDH Accreditation Overview

Public Health Services (PHS) within Maryland Department of Health (MDH) achieved national  accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) in June 2017.  Accreditation by PHAB demonstrates our commitment to advancing the quality of our programs and our capacity to continue to evolve, improve and advance public health within our communities. 

To maintain accreditation status, PHS must submit documentation every five years. 

Local Health Department Accreditation

Twelve local health departments are currently accredited in Maryland. A list of these accredited departments can be found on the PHAB Website.​

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Last updated: May 7, 2024