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File #: 1034-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to modify by increasing four (4) existing contracts to provide Community Health Workers and Home Visitors for the CelebrateOne Enhanced Maternal Health Program through December 31, 2019; to authorize the expenditure of $377,532.41 from the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($377,532.41)
Attachments: 1. 1034-2019 Fiscal.pdf
BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Office of the Mayor to modify four (4) contracts to provide additional funding in the amount of $377,532.41 collectively as outlined below. These contracts have a contract end date as December 31, 2019. These modifications are needed for the Enhanced Maternal Health Program to provide community initiatives in Franklin County aimed at the reduction of infant mortality.

Additional Funding
Contract Amount End Date
Nationwide Children’s Hospital $100,000.00 12/31/2019
Moms2B $142,176.52 12/31/2019
Men for the Movement $ 10,355.89 12/31/2019
Physicians CareConnection/Step One $125,000.00 12/31/2019

Every year in Franklin County, approximately 150 babies die before their first birthday. While national infant mortality rates are decreasing, in 2014, Ohio ranked 12th worst in the nation for overall infant mortality. Infant Mortality in Franklin County January-August, 2016, we have had 116 babies die, 16 related to sleep-related infant deaths (13.8%).

CelebrateOne has been awarded funding to provide prenatal and parenting supports in Franklin County aimed at the reduction of infant mortality. Projects include the City of Columbus servicing pregnant and parenting families through the Community Health Workers (Community Connectors) and an Evidence Based Home Visiting program. Community partners will provide Community Health Worker support and Evidence Based Home Visiting, as well as assistance with scheduling the...

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