Public Health Cross Jurisdictional Sharing: The Rural New York Experience

This recorded paper presentation, from the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in 2014, is a year one progress report for a cross-jurisdictional initiative between Genesee and Orleans Counties in rural New York. The paper articulates the rigorous planning process, early successes, challenges, and planned next steps.

Available online (pdf): https://apha.confex.com/apha/142am/webprogram/Paper305714.html

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  • Background / History: This paper is a year one progress report that articulates the rigorous planning process, early successes, challenges, and planned next steps.
  • Research and Evaluation: Combined savings in shared personnel, transportation and contracting expenses derived from joint policy and procedural changes exceeded $340,000 without any decrease in service to both counties.
  • Rural / Small Jurisdictions: Genesee and Orleans Counties are rural and demographically similar with a combined population of just over 100,000.

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  • Context and History / Phase Two: This paper is a year one progress report that articulates the rigorous planning process, early successes, challenges, and planned next steps.