This document contains key concepts and considerations for local board of health members wishing to learn more about public health cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS), a tool that can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of local health departments. It provides an overview of CJS and examines the role of the local board of health in the process of developing CJS arrangements.
The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.