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The mission of the California Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors is to improve and protect public health through the promotion and advancement of public health laboratory practice.
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PHM Examination 2016

Click here for detailed information for the August 2016 Public Health Microbiologist Certification Examination

PHAB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of Tribal, state, local, and territorial public health departments.

Public health departments (in CA) that have achieved national accreditation as of March 8, 2016:
  • California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California
  • City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Long Beach, California
  • Santa Clara County Public Health Department, San Jose, California
  • Ventura County Public Health, Oxnard, California
 
Public Health Accreditation, a 3-part series:
By Brett Austin, Lab Director San Diego County PHL
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Member Laboratory News
Got any exciting news from your lab you want to share? Any published articles, newly validated tests? How about an upcoming event you want to advertise to other member labs? Please send to members@caphld.com for review and posting.

♦ The Placer County Public Health Laboratory is having a two part learning exercise entitled ‘Agents of Bioterrorism: A Hands-On Learning Exercise for the Sentinel Laboratory’ on May 19, 2016 / June 9, 2016. More to read

Free Packaging and Shipping Training: Division 6.2 Materials. This intermediate-level, one-day program provides a comprehensive overview of regulations applicable to packaging and shipping laboratory specimens. Training is offered in 7 CA Public Health agencies between April 19 and June 30, 2016. To learn more about the training and the 7 locations, please click here.

WSLH is offering free PT for mumps and measles PCR. This is for educational and/or internal quality assurance purposes, and results will not be sent to accreditation agencies. More to read.
 
Calendar of Events
Conference call dates for the different committee meetings are now posted.  Please consult the Calendar Page and Member's Page.
2016 Annual Institute
Alameda County Public Health Laboratory        Butte County Public Health Laboratory        California Department of Public Health Laboratories       City of Long Beach Public Health Laboratory        Contra Costa County Public Health Laboratory        El Dorado County Public Health Laboratory        Fresno County Public Health Laboratory        Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory        Imperial County Public Health Laboratory        Kern County Public Health Laboratory        Kings County Public Health Laboratory        Los Angeles County Public Health Laboratory        Madera County Public Health Laboratory        Merced County Public Health Laboratory        Monterey County Public Health Laboratory        Napa-Solano-Yolo-Marin Counties Public Health Laboratory        Orange County Public Health Laboratory        Placer County Public Health Laboratory        Riverside County Public Health Laboratory        Sacramento County Public Health Laboratory        San Bernardino County Public Health Laboratory        San Diego County Public Health Laboratory        San Francisco City and County Public Health Laboratory        San Joaquin County Public Health Laboratory        San Luis Obispo County Public Health Laboratory        San Mateo County Public Health Laboratory        Santa Barbara County Public Health Laboratory        Santa Clara County Public Health Laboratory        Santa Cruz County Public Health Laboratory        Shasta County Public Health Laboratory        Sonoma County Public Health Laboratory        Stanislaus County Public Health Laboratory        Tulare County Public Health Laboratory        Ventura County Public Health Laboratory