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CHA Posts Index of CDPH All Facility Letters
AFLs categorized by topic to help hospitals find information they need

CHA has produced an index of All Facility Letters (AFLs) by subject matter to help hospitals quickly find the information they need. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) publishes AFLs to provide guidance to hospitals regarding new or amended laws, new or revised programs and processes, and other information.

However, CDPH categorizes AFLs by year of publication, rather than by subject matter, which makes it difficult to find all AFLs related to a particular topic (for example, medication safety).CHA’s index may be found at AFLs are available at In addition, CHA has published the California Hospital Survey Manual to help hospitals understand and prepare for licensing and certification surveys from start to finish. To order, visit