Cross-jurisdictional resource sharing is a viable and commonly used process to overcome the challenges of new and emerging public health problems within the constraints of restricted budgets. LHDs, particularly smaller LHDs with limited resources, should consider increased resource sharing to address emerging challenges. Available online: http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2016&issue=03000&article=00003&type=abstract
Portage County Health District expanded to include the city of Ravenna, resulting in enhanced services for Ravenna. Simultaneously, the health district and the city of Kent engaged in a joint community health improvement planning process that has successfully engaged numerous partners in countywide efforts to further protect and promote the health of all residents. This […]
This YouTube video shows the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department in Wisconsin and its health board discussing their decision to consolidate programmatic and information technology services.
Washington County Ohio’s two city health boards are merging in order to leverage their population representation for state funding, and strengthen the cities’ chances of receiving more state grant funding as it goes through the process of accreditation. Available online: http://www.mariettatimes.com/news/2018/05/marietta-belpre-health-departments-to-merge/