Cross-jurisdictional sharing has proven effective in a variety of situations across the country. Here are a few select case examples.
County managers in Genessee and Orleans hoped that by coming together and sharing resources and staff, they could stabilize and ultimately expand the services offered by their departments.
The governing boards of five counties in Minnesota unanimously lent their support to the continued exploration of a new entity that would eventually be known as Horizon Public Health.
In 2011, the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau received a CDC grant to closely examine their internal processes, so they could regionalize their work and combine individual contracts, with the ultimate goal of better addressing chronic disease prevention and health promotion at the local level.
Six counties in Colorado's San Luis Valley began to explore ways to work together to provide environmental health services at the local level.