Ohio: Portage County, Kent and Ravenna

This grantee was part of the Center’s Shared Services Learning Community

CJS Case Report: Ohio’s Portage County
Portage County Health District expanded to include the city of Ravenna, resulting in enhanced services for Ravenna. Simultaneously, the health district and the city of Kent engaged in a joint community health improvement planning process that has successfully engaged numerous partners in countywide efforts to further protect and promote the health of all residents. For the complete story, read the Center’s CJS Case Report about the site.
The Center also published the following grant reports about this site:

  • Summary report: This report was published in 2015 and provides details from the initial grant-funding period.
  • Site visit report: The Center visited the site on Dec. 2–4, 2013. This report documents the activities from the site visit as well as some of the Center’s observations.


Learn more about CJS in Ohio

To learn more about the public health system and cross-jurisdictional sharing in Ohio, and to find examples of other CJS arrangements there, visit the Center’s state page about Ohio.

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