Local health departments get grants to prepare for accreditation

The demonstration sites are:

• Alachua County Health Department (Gainesville, Fla.);

• Barry-Eaton District Health Department (Charlotte/Hastings, Mich.);

• Central Valley Health District (Jamestown, N.D.);

• City of Austin Health and Human Services;

• Gallatin City-County Health Department (Bozeman, Mont.);

• Kittitas County Public Health Department (Ellensburg, Wash.);

• East Central Kansas Public Health Coalition;

• New Orleans Health Department;

• Norwalk Health Department (Conn.);

• Plumas County Public Health Agency (Chester, Calif.);

• San Francisco Department of Public Health; and

• Thomas Jefferson Health District (Charlottesville area, Va.).