Could PPHR be used as a Prerequisite for PHAB?

Nov 03, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

Fairfax County is a densely populated, 407 square mile region located just outside of Washington, DC. The County includes within its border five municipalities: the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Vienna, Herndon and Clifton. The County’s 1.1 million residents are racially and ethnically diverse, with approximately 32.5 percent of residents foreign-born and approximately 38 percent of people speaking a language other than English at home. The County is also a major thoroughfare leading into Washington, DC and is home to many federal facilities, private businesses supporting the federal government, and the US Army base Fort Belvoir. The Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) received Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) recognition in 2010 and was re-recognized in 2015. The department also received Public Health Accreditation Board accreditation in 2016.

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