Massachusetts Public Health Regionalization Project Status Report

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.

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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.