Report

Combining Contracts to Fight Chronic Disease in Montana

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. This publication is from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services.

Formalizing Collaboration to Prepare for Statewide Public Health Transformation in Oregon

Marion and Polk counties in Oregon were prompted to develop a formal cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangement by the state’s public health modernization work. They currently have two intergovernmental agreements in place, and continue to identify additional challenges and opportunities that could be well-served by CJS. This publication is from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services.

Strengthening Public Health in the Mountains of Colorado

Back in 2005, six health departments on Colorado’s western slope began their journey to establish what is now the West Central Public Health Partnership. The partnership has engaged in a variety of projects and offered a number of services previously out of the reach of the individual member health departments. This publication is from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services.

Strengthening Public Health in Rural Ohio Through a Council of Governments

Seven local health departments in the rural northeast corner of Ohio developed a council of governments to facilitate sharing services in order to increase their respective capacities. In the process, they realized an unexpected byproduct was establishing a stronger voice for local public health. This publication is from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services.