The mission of the Office of Planning and Partnerships is to collaborate and partner across the public health system to maintain and further strengthen performance and statewide infrastructure to maintain a healthy Colorado, by:
The Colorado Minimum Quality Standards for Public Health Services Rule was adopted by the State Board of Health on January 16, 2013.
Colorado’s minimum quality standards was placed into rule for two reasons, (1) Compliance with the Public Health Act of 2008 and (2) in respect of the spirit and intent of the law that core public health services should be provided or assured to all Colorado residents and visitors at a minimum standard regardless of where the service is provided in the state. All local public health agencies should work toward meeting this minimum standard through the ongoing process of continuous quality improvement and gradual, measured progress toward or beyond the minimum standard. The thirty-two minimum quality standards have been developed to align with national standards created by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for their public health accreditation program.
We believe that the rule:
The final versions of the adopted rule, regulatory Analysis, and Statement of Basis and Purpose can be found below. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Planning and Partnerships at: CDPHEPlanningandPartnerships@
Office of Planning and Partnerships
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. S.
Denver, CO 80246