The West Central Public Health Partnership: A Case Study in Public Health Collaboration
September 15, 2012
This case study examines the efforts of the West Central Public Health Partnership. This partnership brought together public and environmental health officials from six counties along Colorado’s Western Slope to create the means to provide comprehensive regional public and environmental health services in the rural communities they serve. This study identifies the organizational elements that contributed to the group’s successes and highlights recommendations for other rural counties and funders considering similar endeavors.