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Communicating About COVID-19

Communicating About COVID-19

Communicating clearly and specifically to individual groups of stakeholders about COVID-19 will show them that your organization is taking the crisis and its role in protecting the community seriously. COA has put together a list of references to assist your organization in navigating communication during this time.

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Preparing for response to COVID-19

Preparing for response to COVID-19

As the virus that causes COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on our lives, accredited and in-process organizations have asked us how the standards can help them be ready and respond. In this post we will make a few big-picture recommendations about where to start with your preparations, then point out the key standards that might inform your response.

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Profiles in Accreditation: Ranch Ehrlo Society

Profiles in Accreditation: Ranch Ehrlo Society

For this Profiles in Accreditation post, we asked Ranch Ehrlo President and CEO Andrea Brittin to share her experience of the COA accreditation process at a large organization that dedicated itself to becoming accredited not because of a mandate, but because of a passion for best practices. Ms. Brittin emphasized how accreditation has encouraged growth and enhanced cohesion across the agency.

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