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File #: 1813-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program in the amount of $19,092.00; and to authorize the appropriation of $19,092.00 to the Health Department Grants Fund. ($19,092.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation Attachment Ord#1813-2019
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $19,092.00 in grant monies to fund this project for the period of July 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.

This one-time funding availability from the State of Ohio, General Revenue Fund, to all Ohio local health jurisdictions is intended to offset the time and expenses associated with the prevention and control of Hepatitis A through education, surveillance, vaccination of high-risk groups and post-exposure prophylaxis.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program is fully funded by the Ohio Department of Health and does not generate revenue or require a city match. ($19,092.00)


Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program in the amount of $19,092.00; and to authorize the appropriation of $19,092.00 to the Health Department Grants Fund. ($19,092.00)


Body

WHEREAS, grant funding has been made available to Columbus Public Health through the Ohio Department of Health for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Board of Health to accept $19,092.00 in grant funds for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program for the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, and to appropriate these monies to the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251; and,


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health is hereby authorized and directed to accept a grant award of $19,092.00 from the Ohio Department of Health for the Hepatitis A Outbreak Response Grant Program for the period July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

SECTION 2. That from the unappropriated monies in the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251, and from all monies estimated to co...

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