Accreditation Updates

February 2017 (pdf)

  • 11 Health Departments Receive Re-Accreditation Status on December 9, 2016
  • Offical Notifications
  • Staffing Update
  • New Board Members
  • New Site Visitors
  • Agency Accreditation Coordinator (AAC) Changes
  • Upcoming Trainings
  • 2017 Accreditation Workshop Planning Committee
  • Accreditation 101 Training: Team Based
  • FYI: Upcoming Eastern AHEC Training for BOCC
  • Accreditation 2.0 Webinar & Updates
  • Tips and Pitfalls of NCLHD Accreditation
  • Frequently Asked Questions

September 2016 (pdf)

  • 11 Health Departments Receive Re-Accreditation Status on May 20, 2016
  • Official Notifications
  • Staffing Update
  • Say Hello to Dr. Marie Lina Excellent
  • Welcome New NCLHDA Board Members
  • Check Us Out at NCPHA
  • Local Health Department Training
  • Webpage Material Highlight
  • Update on Accreditation 2.0
  • HDSAI Review
  • 2016 NCLHDA Board Committees
  • Tips and Pitfalls of NCLHD Accreditation
  • Frequently Asked Questions

February 2016 (pdf)

  • 8 Health Departments Re-Accredited
  • Official Notifications
  • Accreditation 2.0
  • Welcome New Board Members
  • Updated HDSAI Interpretation Document
  • Staffing Update
  • Do You Know Someone Who Might Be Interested in Becoming a Site Visitor?
  • Tips and Pitfalls of NCLHD Accreditation

July 2015 (pdf)

  • 23 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status in FY 2015
  • In Memory of Barry Bass
  • Welcome New Board Members
  • HDSAI Rule Changes
  • Staffing Update
  • Upcoming Site Visits
  • Official Notifications

June 2014 (pdf)

  • 14 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Ten Year Celebration of Accreditation
  • HDSAI electronic submission guidelines webinars
  • Tools for re-accreditation
  • Results of dual accreditation pilot
  • Staffing Update
  • Upcoming Site Visits
  • Official Notifications

June 2013 (pdf)

  • 14 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Changes to the exit conference process
  • Congratulations to Cabarrus Health Alliance
  • Piloting dual accreditation
  • Staffing Update
  • Upcoming Site Visits
  • Official Notifications

February 2013 (pdf)

  • 11 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Summary of NCLHDA Annual Evaluation
  • New Accreditation Scoring Requirements
  • HDSAI Updates
  • Staffing Update
  • Accreditation Schedule for FY 2013/FY 2014

July 2012 (pdf)

  • 11 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Craig Michalak Award for Excellence Presented to Lynn Conner
  • New Policy: "Programs, Services, and Facilities Under Accreditation Review Policy"
  • Accreditation Schedule for FY 2013

February 2012 (pdf)

  • 8 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Welcome to a New Accreditation Board Member
  • Re-Accreditation Between Cycle Checklist
  • Proposed Revisions to the Accreditation Scoring Requirements
  • NC Accreditation Relationship with Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)
  • Call for Nominations: 2012 Craig Michalak Award for Excellence
  • Accreditation Board Vice Chair, Bob Blackburn Elected as President-Elect to NALBOH
  • FY 2011 Evaluation Stakeholder’s Report
  • Accreditation Schedule Through 2012
  • Melodi Thrift, NCIPH staff member, dies Jan. 9

September 2011 (pdf)

  • 10 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Welcome Two New Accreditation Board Members
  • Accreditation Staff Updates
  • Annual Local Health Department Accreditation Process Training
  • Article Highlights Lessons From North Carolina’s Accredited Local Health Departments
  • Flexibility Around Community Health Assessment Cycles
  • Health Department Self-Assessment Instrument (HDSAI) Updated
  • Standards Review & Revision Workgroup Continues to Review HDSAI with a fine tooth comb!
  • Valuable Tip for Re-Accreditation Preparation
  • FY 2011-2012 Accreditation Schedule

June 2011 (pdf)

  • 7 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Farewell Message from Accreditation Administrator David Stone
  • Annual Local Health Department Accreditation Process Training – via Webinar
  • NCIPH awards the Craig Michalak Award for Excellence to Robert Blackburn and Eunice Inman
  • Accreditation Website Updates

January 2011 (pdf)

  • 5 Health Departments Receive Accreditation Status
  • Welcome New Accreditation Board Members
  • Upcoming Webinar Trainings for Local Health Departments
  • One-time Switch Option Approved by Accreditation Board
  • Call for Nominations: Craig Michalak Award for Excellence
  • Standards Review & Revision Workgroup Formed
  • Website Updates

March 2, 2010 (pdf)

  • 2008-2009 Accreditation Stakeholder Evaluation Report
  • Coming Soon: Revised Interpretation Document to include Re-Accreditation Guidance
  • HDSAI Format Revised
  • Accreditation Board Subcommittee to Review Business Plan
  • Bob Blackburn, Accreditation Board Vice Chair, Receives Robert “Ed” Strother Award from ANCBH
  • Accreditation Plaques Awarded to Two Health Departments
  • Accreditation Progress/Revised Map

October 9, 2009 (pdf)

  • What’s the status of NC Local Health Department Accreditation?
  • Volunteers Needed in Multi‐State Learning Collaborative III Project
  • Cabarrus Health Alliance Selected as a PHAB Beta Test Site
  • Accreditation Board Vice Chair, Bob Blackburn, Receives NALBOH’s Highest Honor
  • Local Health Department Accreditation: Thoughts from NC
  • Accreditation Plaques Awarded to Four Health Departments
  • Accreditation Progress/Revised Map

August 13, 2009 (pdf)

  • Six Health Departments Granted Accreditation Status
  • Re‐Accreditation Requirements Approved by Accreditation Board
  • Accreditation Budget Update
  • NC’s partnership with PHAB
  • Accreditation Benefits: Impacts & Links to Performance Improvement
  • Accreditation Progress

May 4, 2009 (pdf)

  • Harnett and Craven Counties Granted Re-Accreditation Status
  • Vetting of Proposed Re-Accreditation Requirements
  • Two New Accreditation Board Members
  • SAVE-THE-DATE: Upcoming Webinars for Local Health Departments
  • Accreditation Progress

March 20, 2009 (pdf)

  • HDSAI Interpretation Document: Comment Period Ending June 30th
  • Accreditation Board Member, Lee Kyle Allen, Receives the Carl Durham Award
  • Are you using the most current version of the HDSAI?
  • Accreditation Plaques Awarded to 5 Health Departments
  • SAVE‐THE‐DATE: Upcoming Trainings
  • Policies, Procedures, & Plans Required by the HDSAI
  • Accreditation Program Policies
  • Accreditation Progress

January 9, 2009 (pdf)

  • Four Local Health Departments Awarded Accreditation
  • 2009 NC Local Health Department Accreditation Board
  • Accreditation Plaques Presented to Two Accredited Health Departments
  • Upcoming Accreditation Trainings for Local Health Departments
  • July 2007 – June 2008 Stakeholder Evaluation Report
  • Update on Re‐Accreditation HDSAI
  • HDSAI Interpretation Document Now Released in Draft Mode for Feedback
  • Accreditation Progress
  • Re‐Accreditation Map

December 9, 2008 (pdf)

  • Three Health Departments from Pilot I Awarded Re-Accreditation Status
  • Rachel Stevens Honored with the 3rd Craig Michalak Award for Excellence
  • Cleveland County Health Department Recognized by NALBOH
  • Accreditation Plaques Presented to 6 Accredited Health Departments
  • Interpretation Document to be released January, 2009
  • Update on Re-Accreditation HDSAI for FY 2010 Participants
  • Accreditation Progress

August 11, 2008 (pdf)

  • Six Health Departments Awarded Accreditation
  • Craig Michalak Award for Excellence Established
  • Accreditation Website ‘Re-Vamped’
  • Health Department Self-Assessment Instrument (HDSAI) Revised
  • Accreditation Progress

June 10, 2008 (pdf)

  • Congratulations to Carteret, Chatham, Buncombe, and New Hanover!
  • New Hanover County Health Department Showcased on Public Health Grand Rounds
  • Upcoming Site Visitor Training
  • Additional State Accreditation Coordinator Position Opening
  • Proposal for the Basic Framework of the Re-Accreditation Process – Beginning in FY 2010
  • Web Conference Recording Link from Annual NC Local Health Department Accreditation Training Now Available
  • Is Your Health Department Ready to Be Accredited?

February 20, 2008

  • Congratulations to Davidson, Henderson, and Pender
  • 2010 Reaccreditation Timeline
  • Stakeholder Evaluation Report
  • Is Your Health Department Ready to Be Accredited?

December 19, 2007

  • Four Health Departments Awarded Accreditation
  • David Stone Named Local Health Department Accredtiation Administrator
  • Thank You Rachel Stevens!
  • 2008 Accreditation Board Chair, Betty Alexander
  • Thank You to Moses Carey, Jr.
  • Is Your Health Department Ready To Be Accredited in Fiscal Year 2011, 2012 or 2013?

July 12, 2007

  • Not met activities

July 8, 2007

  • Accreditation Board Awards Accreditation to Five Local Health Departments
  • Accreditation Board Names Chair Elect and Vice Chair
  • Training Opportunity

Last updated March 28, 2017