National Association of County and City Health Officials. (2013). Building and Sustaining Strong Partnerships between Pharmacies and Health Departments at State and Local Levels.
This report encourages building public-private partnerships between health departments and pharmacies to help distribute and dispense critical medications or vaccines during a public health emergency. It offers actionable steps for pharmacists and public health professionals to begin laying the foundation of long-lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships. It also provides information about the benefits of partnership, partnership best practices, and a checklist for building partnerships.