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File #: 21-1008    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/9/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (g) that it is appropriate to contract with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for the provision of COVID-19, screening, testing, vaccination, triage, case investigation, nursing care and contract tracing provided under Agreement 5061 because the nature of the work involves urgent or emergency services; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III of Agreement for Services 5061 with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. increasing the amount by $500,000, for a new Maximum Obligation of $2,000,000, and to extend the term for a new termination date of June 30, 2023; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5061, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum compensation or term of the agreement. FUNDIN...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved 2nd-CRS #5061-A3 Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services 11/16/21, 2. B - #5061-A3 Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc 11/16/21, 3. C - #5061, A1, A2 Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. 11/16/21, 4. Executed Agreement 5061
Related files: 20-1024
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (g) that it is appropriate to contract with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for the provision of COVID-19, screening, testing, vaccination, triage, case investigation, nursing care and contract tracing provided under Agreement 5061 because the nature of the work involves urgent or emergency services;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III of Agreement for Services 5061 with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. increasing the amount by $500,000, for a new Maximum Obligation of $2,000,000, and to extend the term for a new termination date of June 30, 2023; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5061, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum compensation or term of the agreement.

FUNDING: 100% Federal: COVID-19 Enhancing Expansion Funding, under the Coronavirus and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Since that time, screening, vaccinating, case investigation and contact tracing have been key responses utilized by Public Health organizations to support slowing the transmission of the virus. As COVID-19 transmission remains a concern in the community, the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has determined that it is necessary to ensure that these methods remain readily available to curb the spread of the disease.

This Agreement with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. (Maxim) will provide HHSA the means to increase the number of trained staff providing screening, testing, case investigation and contact tracing in the community, supplementing HHSA’s staff currently providing the services. In addition, the Agreement allows HHS...

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