The 21st Century Learning Community – Transforming Public Health in Three States: Lessons for the Nation

As part of the PHNCI 21st Century Learning Community, “public health officials in [Ohio, Oregon, and Washington] set out to assure their health departments offered foundational public health services—the suite of skills, programs, and activities that must be available in state and local health departments everywhere for the health system to work anywhere, and for which costs could be estimated.” This report summarizes what the states learned into three key themes.