Staff Sharing in Public Health Checklist

Resource Summary

The purpose of this checklist is to help public health departments evaluate the appropriateness of sharing staff among two or more jurisdictions and communicate about staff sharing arrangements with elected and appointed officials so that these decision-makers can make sound policies about sharing staff. The tool outlines important considerations related to logistics, governance and organizational culture. The checklist has been organized into five sections, each corresponding to an action that is critical to successful staff sharing arrangements.