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Humboldt County Selects Accela Software for Environmental Health Regulatory and Cross-Department Workflows

Cloud-based technology enables Humboldt County to more effectively manage public health and safety processes and improve critical resident services

San Ramon, Calif. – November 16, 2020 – Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, today announced Humboldt County, California’s Division of Environmental Health will leverage its cloud-based solutions to permit and regulate a wide range of health programs to maintain community health and safety. Accela’s agile and highly configurable offerings will enable the Division to strengthen its critical role in preventing disease and protecting residents from environmental hazards.

“For years, Humboldt County has been a leader in protecting the health, safety, and well-being of its community and preserving the environment,” said Darryl Booth, General Manager of Environmental Health at Accela. “Accela’s cloud technology will enhance local leaders’ ability to uphold their community’s quality of life and navigate an increasingly complex public health and safety landscape.”

With Accela, Humboldt County will be able to more effectively regulate an extensive number of health programs that manage drinking water safety, sewage disposal, foodborne illness outbreaks, childhood lead poisoning, hazardous materials and spills, and more. Humboldt County also relies on Accela’s cloud-based software for a number of other community services, including land management, building and planning, and business licensing.

Today’s announcement reinforces Accela’s commitment to delivering modern digital tools to help build thriving communities, now and in the future. More than 80 percent of Accela’s new customers have purchased solutions in the cloud, and 66 percent of all Accela customers are currently in the cloud, underscoring SaaS technology’s increasing importance for navigating modern governance. Most recently, Accela helped the Ohio Department of Health harness the cloud to better serve, protect, and improve environmental public health for Ohio residents. Accela’s secure and flexible SaaS solutions equip governments with the resources to quickly respond to evolving community needs, increase efficiency, and maintain resilience to benefit 275 million citizens globally. To learn more about Accela’s Solutions, please visit

About Accela

Accela provides market-leading cloud solutions that empower the most innovative state and local governments around the world to build thriving communities, grow businesses, and protect citizens. More than 275 million citizens globally benefit from Accela’s solutions, which are powered by Azure, for permitting, licensing, code enforcement, and service request management. Accela’s fast-to-implement Civic Applications, built on its robust and extensible Civic Platform, help agencies address specific needs today, while ensuring they are prepared for any emerging or complex challenges in the future. The company was recently recognized as a 2020 Microsoft US Partner Award winner for its innovative SaaS solutions to help governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was named as one of the Largest East Bay Tech Employers by San Francisco Business Journal. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, California, with additional offices around the world. For more information, visit

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