Certified Health Officers

Certified Health Officers provide leadership in the field of public health at the state or local level.  In addition to being an administrative officer of a health department or board of health, they are responsible for evaluating health needs and taking appropriate measures to meet those health needs, including developing budgets and programs and directing the department staff to carry out their responsibilities efficiently and economically, including compliance with applicable statutes and regulations and established standards of performance.

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RS/CHO Credentialing, C/O Office of Local & Regional Health, 91 East Mountain Road, Westfield, MA 01085



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