The NCLHD Accreditation process involves three key steps: the completion of the Health Department Self-Assessment Instrument (HDSAI), a Site Visit and adjudication by the NCLHD Accreditation Board. The resources in this section provide details on each step of this process.
The Health Department Self-Assessment materials along with all of the documents included in the 90-day notification letter can be found on this page. View Accreditation Documents.
Accreditation Process Flowchart
Accreditation is a four-year process. The Accreditation Process Flowchart outlines each step of the Accreditation process and includes links to key resources. View Flowchart.
Accreditation Schedule and Contact List
Vocabulary and Abbreviations
The vocabulary document contains definitions for common terms used in the Accreditation Program as well as commonly used abbreviations. View Vocabulary.
New to Accreditation
Anyone who is new to the NCLHD Accreditation process can visit this page to learn how to get started. View New to Accreditation.