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File #: 20-1171    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (c) that it is appropriate to contract with Covid Dx LLC for services provided under Agreement 5137 because the provision of such services provided by Contractor are in the public's best interest and that due to the limited timeframes, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project or scope of work, the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030(c), El Dorado County Charter, Section 210(b)(6), and/or Government Code Section 31000; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5137 with Covid Dx LLC, that contains non-standard indemnity language, for the provision of administering COVID-19 testing, supplies and results in the amount of $500,000, effective upon execution and shall expire September 30, 2021; and...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS #5137 Covid Dx LLC 09/22/20, 2. B - #5137 Covid Dx, LLC 09/22/20, 3. Executed Agreement 5137
Related files: 21-0511
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (c) that it is appropriate to contract with Covid Dx LLC for services provided under Agreement 5137 because the provision of such services provided by Contractor are in the public's best interest and that due to the limited timeframes, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project or scope of work, the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff in accordance with El Dorado County Ordinance Code, Chapter 3.13.030(c), El Dorado County Charter, Section 210(b)(6), and/or Government Code Section 31000;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5137 with Covid Dx LLC, that contains non-standard indemnity language, for the provision of administering COVID-19 testing, supplies and results in the amount of $500,000, effective upon execution and shall expire September 30, 2021; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5137, 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 (CARES) and 75% Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If the activity is necessary after the COVID-19 PH emergency, the funding will be 25% Public Health (PH) Realignment and 75% FEMA.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. 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 testing within the County.

On August 4, 2020, the Board of Supervisors alloca...

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