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File #: 20-0685    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/8/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute funding agreement number 19-10871 with the California Department of Public Health, in the amount of $212,361.47 with a retroactive term beginning February 1, 2020 and extending through June 30, 2023, along with the required certifications related to said award. FUNDING: One-time funding administered by the California Department of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Control.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS Infectious Disease - 20-0685 - 06-09-20, 2. B - Infectious Disease Funding Agreement - 20-0685 - 06-09-20, 3. C - Infectiouis Disease Certifications - 20-0685 - 06-09-20
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board delegate authority to the Director of the Health and Human Services Agency to execute funding agreement number 19-10871 with the California Department of Public Health, in the amount of $212,361.47 with a retroactive term beginning February 1, 2020 and extending through June 30, 2023, along with the required certifications related to said award.

FUNDING: One-time funding administered by the California Department of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Control.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On February 25, 2020, the Board authorized the Director of Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to accept funding awarded by the California Department of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Control, and submit all documents required for the award , with the requirement to return to the Board with the funding agreement. HHSA is fulfilling the requirement, and providing the Board the opportunity review the scope of the funding agreement prior to execution.

Usually, the California Department of Public Health awards are based on a reimbursement structure; however, this award provides the funding up front, asking for a proposal of eligible activities subsequent to the award. In an effort to accept the funding as required for submission of a proposal, HHSA previously presented the Board with only a broad concept of what the funding could be used for while a plan for the funding was developed. At this time, the plan has been developed, submitted, and approved by the Center for Communicable Disease Control, and includes the following:

Surveillance Activities: Activities related to vector control; safe food handling and storage; and safe hygiene practices at livestock events;

Monitoring Activities: Approved monitoring activities including upgrading the capacity for active tuberculosis (TB) patient treatment and monitoring; training for staff working in the Communicable Disease and/or E...

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