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Cape Girardeau County Health Center recognized

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Come to an open house to celebrate the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center's newest achievement.

Recently, the department received accreditation status at the advanced level from the Missouri Institute for Community Health.

This means that the Cape County Health Center meets or exceeds the standards set by the Missouri Voluntary Accreditation program Local Public Health Agencies.

"Achieving accreditation demonstrates Cape Girardeau County Health Center has voluntarily sought an independent evaluation of its compliance with state-of-the-art performance standards," said Janet Canavese, associate director for the Missouri Local Public Health Agency Accreditation Program, Missouri Institute for Community Health.

Director Jane Wernsman said, "We seek accreditation for our agency because we want to be the best."

On August 28, the health center will celebrate its accomplishment with an open house from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The event is open to the public.  

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