Tools & Timelines

Accreditation Tools:

The Michigan Local Public Health Accreditation Tool provides guidance to local health departments throughout all phases of the Accreditation process. The tool includes three sections: an Introduction and Overview of the the Program; a Users’ Guide which outlines, explains, and clarifies all relevant policy, procedure, and process related to the Program; and a Minimum Program Requirement Indicator Guide intended to provide detailed information on how to successfully meet programmatic indicators.

2017 Tool (Word and PDF)

2016 Tool (Word and PDF)

2015 Tool (Word and PDF)

2014 Tool (Word and PDF)

Please note: Accreditation Tools from previous years can be accessed by contacting


On-Site Review All Cycle Spreadsheet

Cycle Six Schedule/Corrective Plan of Action Timeline Spreadsheet

Cycle Five Schedule/Corrective Plan of Action Timeline Spreadsheet

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