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File #: 21-0511    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5603 with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. and Covid Dx, LLC for the provision of COVID-19 testing services including specimen collection, lab testing, supplies, and results in the amount of $3,150,000, to expire one year from the Agreement’s execution date with the option to renew for up to two (2) additional one (1) year terms; upon which time prior Agreement 5078 with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. shall be superseded and Agreement 5137 with Covid Dx, shall be terminated; 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent or their designee, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5603, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement; and 3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (b) that it is appropriate to contract with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. an...
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B- Agmt 5603 Avellino + CovidDx, 3. Dr. Williams Response to 5-17-2021 public comment item 21-0511.pdf, 4. Public Comment Rcvd 5-18-2021 BOS 5-18-2021.pdf, 5. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 5-17-21, 6. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 5-14-2021, 7. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 5-13-2021, 8. Executed Agreement 5603
Related files: 20-1171, 20-1013, 20-1060
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5603 with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. and Covid Dx, LLC for the provision of COVID-19 testing services including specimen collection, lab testing, supplies, and results in the amount of $3,150,000, to expire one year from the Agreement’s execution date with the option to renew for up to two (2) additional one (1) year terms; upon which time prior Agreement 5078 with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. shall be superseded and Agreement 5137 with Covid Dx, shall be terminated;
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent or their designee, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5603, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement; and
3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (b) that it is appropriate to contract with Avellino Lab USA, Inc. and Covid Dx, LLC for services provided under Agreement 5603 as services provided by Contractor are in the public's best interest and that there are specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications involved in the performance of the work.

FUNDING: General Fund, Public Health (PH) Realignment, American Rescue Plan Act funds, and/or Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In response to COVID-19, screening, case investigation and contact tracing are proven practices that slow transmission and therefore support reduced virus spread in the community. These practices are incorporated in the broad sense as positive cases are identified, to stop those individuals from spreading the virus. They are also incorporated into practices to reopen particular institutions safely in order to comply with California State protocols and requirements. On August 4, 2020, the Board of Supervisors allocated $5,000,0...

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