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File #: 16-1199    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/17/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/13/2016 Final action: 12/13/2016
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Public Health Division, recommending the Board: 1) Accept funding from the California Department of Public Health in the amount of $9,589 for the provision of the prevention and control of certain sexually transmitted diseases; 2) Authorize and delegate authority to the HHSA Director to sign Grant 16-10712 (County Agreement Number 302-F1711) for the term July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019; 3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to accept funding and execute any amendments thereto to, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 4) Authorize the HHSA Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to administer said Agreement and execute any subsequent administrative documents relating to said Agreement including required fiscal and programmatic plans or reports. FUNDING: California Department of Public Health.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 12-13-2016, 2. B - 302-F1711, 12-13-2016
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Public Health Division, recommending the Board:
1) Accept funding from the California Department of Public Health in the amount of $9,589 for the provision of the prevention and control of certain sexually transmitted diseases;
2) Authorize and delegate authority to the HHSA Director to sign Grant 16-10712 (County Agreement Number 302-F1711) for the term July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019;
3) Delegate authority to the HHSA Director to accept funding and execute any amendments thereto to, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
4) Authorize the HHSA Director or Chief Fiscal Officer to administer said Agreement and execute any subsequent administrative documents relating to said Agreement including required fiscal and programmatic plans or reports.

FUNDING: California Department of Public Health.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board accept funding offered by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to provide prevention and control activities of sexually transmitted diseases. HHSA is also recommending the Board delegate authority to the HHSA Director, on behalf of the County, to accept funding and execute any amendments and other related documents to the Grant Agreement.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
HHSA received Grant Agreement (Agreement) 16-10712 (County Agreement Number 302-F1711) from CDPH for the purpose of implementing public health activities to proactively address sexually transmitted diseases (STD) with an emphasis on the prevention and control of infectious syphilis, congenital syphilis gonorrhea, and chlamydia trachomatis infection. The funding is for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 with a provision in the Agreement that the appropriation can be expended or encumbered until June 30, 2019.

Further activities required of HHSA personnel include implementation of case-based surveillance; assurance of timely access...

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