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File #: 3175-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $249,354.08 for the STD Control Program; to authorize the appropriation of $249,354.08 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($249,354.08)
Attachments: 1. ORD 3175-2018 DAX Info (STD 2019 Appropriation)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $249,354.08 in grant money to fund the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Control grant program, for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

The STD Control grant program enables Columbus Public Health to identify and prevent sexually transmitted diseases through gonorrhea culture screening, syphilis elimination, gonococcal isolate surveillance, and partner services. Additionally, Columbus Public Health assures the quality of medical and laboratory services, surveillance, partner services, and data management. All activities are conducted with special emphasis on populations at high risk such as correction facilities, organizations focusing on adolescents, and managed care settings.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The STD Control Grant Program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $249,354.08 for the STD Control Program; to authorize the appropriation of $249,354.08 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($249,354.08)

Body

WHEREAS, $249,354.08 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the STD Control grant program for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the continued support of the STD Control grant program; and,

WHEREAS, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the fi...

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