Resources

Cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) is simple in its concept – sharing services across jurisdictional lines. However, it’s complex in its implementation. Search our Resources to identify best practices, lessons learned and tools that focus on how to explore, prepare and plan, and implement and improve CJS arrangements.

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Accreditation / Essential Services

These resources provide an overview of sharing essential services that are key for receiving public health accreditation.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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The Center is constantly adding tools and resources to this library. Check back often to find additional information.


Resources related to Accreditation and Essential Services are below.

 

Article

Below the line are articles related to cross-jurisdictional sharing.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

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Background / History

These resources provide rationale and uses for cross-jurisdictional sharing.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Change Management

These resources provide a framework for effectively managing changes that are emerging as a result of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Communications

These resources provide a framework for effectively managing communications that are needed in cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Resources related to Communications are below.

 

Consolidation of Services

These resources provide information about consolidation of services, which may be a result of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Environmental Issues

These resources provide examples of shared services for providing environmental health programs.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Examples

Below the line are example documents from actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiatives.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Fiscal and Service Issues

These resources highlight how shared services can result in financial savings.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Governance

These resources explain governance and organizational changes often needed when establishing agreements for shared services across jurisdictions.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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The Center is constantly adding tools and resources to this library. Check back often to find additional information.


Resources related to Governance are below.

 

Legal Issues

These resources address legal aspects of operating shared services across jurisdictions.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

The following icons in the resource title signify:

The resource is a tool.
The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Resources related to Legal Issues are below.

 

Legal Sharing Agreements

This page provides examples of legal sharing agreements which may be used in cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

The following icons in the resource title signify:

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Resources related to Legal Sharing Agreements are below.

 

Monitor and Improve

These resources provide information about monitoring and improving cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

The following icons in the resource title signify:

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Preparedness / Emergency Response

These resources explain how cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) has been used for responses to public health emergencies.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Quality Improvement

These resources provide information about how to improve public health services.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Regionalization

These resources provide information about regionalization, which may be a result of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

The following icons in the resource title signify:

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Report

Below the line are reports related to cross-jurisdictional sharing.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

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Research and Evaluation

These resources provide an academic focus to lessons learned, as well as identify how to evaluate the effectiveness of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS).

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Rural/Small Jurisdictions

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Surveillance/Data Sharing

These resources examine how two important public health services involved in monitoring data and identifying trends can be delivered across jurisdictional boundaries.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

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Tools

Tools are resources that a user can interact with. They are listed below the line.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

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Tribal Issues

These resources examine the unique challenges tribal communities often face when working across jurisdictional lines.

The resources are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.

The following icons in the resource title signify:

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Resources related to Tribal Issues are below.

 

Video

Below the line are webinars, videos or audio files related to cross-jurisdictional sharing.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

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The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
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Website

Below the line are websites and web pages related to cross-jurisdictional sharing.

They are part of the Center’s CJS Resource Library, which contains best practices, lessons learned and tools that can help jurisdictions considering or adopting cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements. While most tools and resources in the library primarily focus on public health CJS, some address public sector CJS more broadly.
 
To find other types of resources, select a link below:

The resource is a tool.
The resource is an example document from an actual cross-jurisdictional sharing initiative.
The resource is a report.
The resource is an article.
The resource is a webinar, video or audio file.
The resource is a website.