This Status Report highlights the work of the Massachusetts Public Health Regionalization Project. The Regionalization Project’s goal is to strengthen the Massachusetts public health system by creating a state-funded regional structure for equitable delivery of local public health services across the Commonwealth.
It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.
- Background / History: This paper begins with an analysis of why public health regionalization needs to occur in Massachusetts.
- Change Management: This status report highlights longstanding examples of successful public health districts in Massachusetts.
- Regionalization: The report highlights recent regionalization efforts by local municipalities, like Melrose and Wakefield.