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File #: 1384-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $191,373.28 from the Health Department Grants Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($191,373.28)
Attachments: 1. DAX Contract ORD 1384-2017 FCPH.pdf

Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health was awarded $789,335.00 in grant monies, Ordinance 1380-2017, from the Ohio Department of Health, originating from the Centers for Disease Control for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1380-2017 and is needed to authorize a contract with Franklin County Public Health for $191,373.28 for the time period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

The purpose of the contract is to maintain a Public Health Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response System in the event of bioterrorism activities in Central Ohio. This contract is necessary, per the requirements of the Ohio Department of Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness proposal.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness writes and maintains the Columbus Public Health Emergency Response Plan. This Plan contains over 50 planning annexes such as infectious disease response and environmental health hazard response, and mitigation plans covering the Columbus and Worthington jurisdictions.
Emergency action is requested to facilitate and expedite the Franklin County component of maintaining a public health emergency preparedness response plan in Central Ohio by the grant start date of July 1, 2017.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant budget provides $191,373.28 for a contract with Franklin County Public Health. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1380-2017.

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To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $191,373.28 from the Health Department Grants Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($191,373.28)

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WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health was awarded $789,335.00 in grant monies, Ordinance 1380-2017, from the Ohio Department...

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