For Immediate Release: May 25, 2016
Contact: HCA Communications (714) 834-2178, HCAComm@ochca.com
OC Health Care Agency’s Public Health Services Achieves National Accreditation
(Santa Ana, CA) – The County of Orange Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Public Health Services division has been awarded five-year national accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) following a rigorous peer-review assessment process.
HCA’s Public Health Services (PHS) now joins a handful of health departments in the State of California to reach this milestone, which demonstrates its capacity to meet the highest standards in providing services to Orange County residents. In its report, PHAB noted the quality of Public Health Services staff and the strength of community partnerships by stating, “The overall impression is that Orange County Public Health Services is a well-functioning health department that has developed partnerships within the community to serve the county’s population.” Continue reading