Consolidating Health Departments in Summit County, Ohio: A One Year Retrospective

Resource Summary

This presentation is part of a panel discussion entitled, “You’re Not Alone: Dialogue about Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing.” The discussion occurred during the National Association of County and City Health Officials annual meeting on July 12, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA. A county-level policymaker from Ohio who participated in the implementation of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) of public health services in his county shares lessons learned from the CJS implementation process, discusses changes that occurred in public health services, outlines the overall impact of CJS implementation, and provides considerations for new frameworks for local public health in Ohio.