Case Studies in Staff Sharing in Local Public Health

Case Studies in Staff Sharing in Local Public Health was developed by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) with support from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services. The report offers an in-depth examination of how local health departments have implemented staff-sharing arrangements across geographic boundaries. The research provides important insight on […]

Achieving Foundational Public Health Services in Ohio’s Local Health Departments: Current and Potential Future Roles of Shared Services

The Ohio Public Health Partnership (OPHP) sought to determine the cost of foundational public health services necessary to advance public health practice in Ohio; maximize the use of shared services to achieve these foundational services; explore pathways to national public health accreditation for small health departments; and implement population health services. This brief report summarizes […]

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.

Public Health Service Delivery in Pawnee County: A Report for the Pawnee County Board of Health

Pawnee County is a rural county in south-central Kansas with a population of about 6,700. The Board of County Commissioners, which also serves as the Board of Health, asked the Kansas Health Institute and the Center for Sharing Public Health Services to examine the current scope of public health department services and evaluate them against […]