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

Resource Summary

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 OPHP’s exploration of shared services to provide foundational public health services.