CSPHS Publications

Spectrum of Sharing Arrangements

The Center for Sharing Public Health Services has identified four main types of CJS arrangements, as depicted on the Spectrum of Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Arrangements. Moving from left to right along the Spectrum, the level of service integration increases, the level of jurisdictional autonomy decreases, and implementation becomes more complex, as can governance.

Staff Sharing in Public Health Checklist

The purpose of this checklist is to help public health departments evaluate the appropriateness of sharing staff among two or more jurisdictions and communicate about staff sharing arrangements with elected and appointed officials so that these decision-makers can make sound policies about sharing staff. The tool outlines important considerations related to logistics, governance and organizational […]

Collaboration Between Local Health Departments and Community Health Centers

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Center for Sharing Public Health Services conducted key informant interviews with staff from local health departments (LHDs) and community health centers (CHCs) to identify resources that support LHD‐CHC sharing of services. This report details the results of the interviews and surveys and discusses […]

Small Grant Learnings

The Center for Sharing Public Health Services (the Center) granted competitive awards of approximately $10,000 each to a total of 15 sites through its small grants program. This program was designed to fill specific gaps in the Center’s knowledge, affirm and/or refine initial learnings, and assist the sites in achieving their program goals.