Publications from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services

The Center for Sharing Public Health Services has many publications to guide you in your cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) efforts. Some of our favorites are listed below. To view more publications from the Center, select this link.

A Roadmap to Develop Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Initiatives

The Roadmap guides public health departments through the process of considering or establishing CJS arrangements.

Spectrum of Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Arrangements

The Spectrum describes the four main types of CJS arrangements.

Factors that Contribute to a Successful Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Arrangement

Several factors can increase the likelihood that a CJS arrangement will be successful.

Determining and Distributing Costs of Shared Public Health Services

This primer can assist policymakers and public health officials as they determine the full cost of a CJS arrangement and decide how to distribute that cost among jurisdictions.

Guide for Developing Legal Documents Governing Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Arrangements

This tool, prepared by the Center in collaboration with the Network for Public Health Law, assists in developing legal agreements that govern CJS arrangements.

Assessment Tools for Public Health

The Center offers several assessment tools for public health agencies and departments considering or implementing CJS arrangements.

Measuring the Impact of Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health

This document provides instructions to develop and implement an impact measurement plan for a CJS arrangement.

Common Themes

Learn about common themes that have emerged from the Center’s work with grantees.

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