New York

Building Bridges: Using Stories to Move from Theory to Practice

May 2020 — At the Center for Sharing Public Health Services, we have long recognized the power of storytelling. One way we disseminate learnings is by sharing stories from our grantees and other public health professionals who have worked on cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) initiatives. Recently, we published several stories on the CJS in Action page of our website.

Letter of Agreement Public Health Shared Services Pilot Project

This Letter of Agreement for a Public Health Shared Services Pilot Project is between two New York counties outlining their commitment to provide quality essential public health services effectively to their residents but acknowledges that fiscal pressures necessitate collaborative measure. The parties agree to share a public health director and deputy public health director and […]

Resolution Authorizing the Orleans County Health Department to Participate in a Pilot Project with Genesee County to Share a Public health Director and Deputy Public Health Director

This resolution authorizing one county health department to participate in a pilot project with another county to share a public health director and deputy public health director was created by two New York counties to outline their commitment to provide quality essential public health services effectively to their residents with the acknowledgement that fiscal pressures […]

Public Health Cross Jurisdictional Sharing: The Rural New York Experience

This recorded paper presentation, from the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in 2014, is a year one progress report for a cross-jurisdictional initiative between Genesee and Orleans Counties in rural New York. The paper articulates the rigorous planning process, early successes, challenges, and planned next steps. Available online (pdf): https://apha.confex.com/apha/142am/webprogram/Paper305714.html

Service Sharing – How Counties Do More with Less

This National Association of Counties (NACo) Counties Futures Lab publication examines three examples of service sharing. This brief shows different ways in which counties, in an environment of fiscal constraints, can continue providing their residents with quality services by cooperating with other entities. This brief is the result of various interviews conducted with county officials […]