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File #: 22-0633    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/30/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Accept the non-competitive Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Workforce Development Grant, administered by the California Department of Public Health with the retroactive term of July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025, in the amount of $601,680, for implementation in Fiscal Year 2022-23; 2) Authorize the HHSA Director to execute the DIS Grant Funding Agreement 21-10552, related Exhibits, and the Contractor Certification Clause, which have been approved by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute and administer any subsequent administrative documents and required fiscal or programmatic reports related to said award, including any amendment(s) that do not increase the amount or term of the agreement, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval. FUNDING: 100% Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Federal funding authorized pursuant to the Ame...
Attachments: 1. A - DIS Workforce Development Grant Funding Agreement #21-10552, Exhibits, Contractor Certification - 22-0633 - 051022, 2. B - Executed Resolution 031-2022 - Personnel Resolution - 22-0633 - 051022, 3. C - Approved County Counsel & Risk Blue Route, Disease Intervention Specialist Funding Agreement 22-0633 - 051022, 4. D - HHSA - PHD DIS Retro Agreement Memo 4.26.22
Related files: 22-0264
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Accept the non-competitive Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Workforce Development Grant, administered by the California Department of Public Health with the retroactive term of July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025, in the amount of $601,680, for implementation in Fiscal Year 2022-23;
2) Authorize the HHSA Director to execute the DIS Grant Funding Agreement 21-10552, related Exhibits, and the Contractor Certification Clause, which have been approved by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director, or designee, to execute and administer any subsequent administrative documents and required fiscal or programmatic reports related to said award, including any amendment(s) that do not increase the amount or term of the agreement, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval.

FUNDING: 100% Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Federal funding authorized pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, appropriated for the Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) Workforce Development Grant. This funding is administered by the California Department of Public Health for local public health infrastructure to address infectious disease prevention and control. No matching funds are required.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On May 17, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch (STDCB) announced the availability of approximately $10 million in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) federal funds, starting in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22, for the support of governmental public health response to infectious diseases.

On October 8, 2021, the CDPH STDCB notified the El Dorado County (County) Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Division (HHSA PHD), via a Notice of Intent to Award letter, of the Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Workforce Development Grant available to provide f...

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