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File #: 21-0327    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/22/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/13/2021 Final action: 4/13/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 026-2021 to delete 5.0 full time equivalent (FTE) Community Health Advocate allocations (three vacant, two filled), and authorize the Human Resources Department to initiate the reduction in force process for the two filled positions; and 2) Approve a deviation from the order of layoff by retention points to allow the utilization of a remaining 1.0 FTE Community Health Advocate to support targeted Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity grant activities, as retention points order alone would result in HHSA being unable to fulfill key program activities which support at risk populations related to COVID-19. FUNDING: Public Health Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS CHA Resolution 4/13/21, 2. B - Community Health Advocate RIF Resolution 4/13/21, 3. Executed Resolution 026-2021
Related files: 21-0738
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 026-2021 to delete 5.0 full time equivalent (FTE) Community Health Advocate allocations (three vacant, two filled), and authorize the Human Resources Department to initiate the reduction in force process for the two filled positions; and
2) Approve a deviation from the order of layoff by retention points to allow the utilization of a remaining 1.0 FTE Community Health Advocate to support targeted Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity grant activities, as retention points order alone would result in HHSA being unable to fulfill key program activities which support at risk populations related to COVID-19.

FUNDING: Public Health Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On June 5, 2015, the Board of Supervisors received a presentation from First 5 El Dorado Children and Families Commission and El Dorado Community Foundation identifying the community collaboration group “Legacy El Dorado” and proposing a systematic approach to addressing early childhood achievement gaps, including Community Hubs. Since its launch, the Community Hubs have offered a locally developed model for accessing service referrals and navigation through five (5) library locations located within the five supervisorial districts in El Dorado County. A number of Community Hub Board items and presentations have come before the Board of Supervisors to demonstrate the successful outcomes-driven activities and positive growth from the initial Hubs concept, up through the most recent presentation on March 9, 2021. With the target of serving families and children, the Community Hubs have achieved a number of accomplishments including but not limited to:

? Expanding the reach of health and social services navigation support;
? Ensuring increased access points are brought to the community through utilizing local libraries;
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