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File #: 20-1024    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/29/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5061 with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for the provision of COVID-19, screening, testing, triage, case investigation, nursing care and contract tracing in the amount of $600,000, effective upon execution and shall expire one year term from the date thereof; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (C) that it is appropriate to contract with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 5061 because the temporary, and occasional nature of the work does not warrant the addition of permanent staff; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5061, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Fed...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 2. B - Maxim Healthcare Staffing Svcs, 5061, 3. Executed Agreement 5061
Related files: 21-0031
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5061 with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for the provision of COVID-19, screening, testing, triage, case investigation, nursing care and contract tracing in the amount of $600,000, effective upon execution and shall expire one year term from the date thereof;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (C) that it is appropriate to contract with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for services provided under this Agreement 5061 because the temporary, and occasional nature of the work does not warrant the addition of permanent staff; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5061, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Federal and State: 25% Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act and 75% Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through December 30, 2020; starting December 31, 2020 the funding is expected to be 25% Public Health (PH) Realignment and 75% FEMA. If the activity is necessary after the COVID-19 PH emergency, the funding will be 100% PH Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Between April 24, 2020 and May 7, 2020 El Dorado County (El Dorado) reported a total of 12 cases. On May 15, 2020, nine new case were reported, and as of August 10, 2020, 755 laboratory-confirmed cases have been reported. Screening, case investigation and contact tracing are proven methods to slow the transmission of communicable diseases such as COVID-19, therefore, the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has determined that it is necessary to increase those methods to curb the spread of the disease.

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