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File #: 1847-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $258,000.00 for the Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality program, a culturally specific home visitation program that provides in-home family-centered service coordination and education services to high-risk, low-income, African-American pregnant women and their infants to age 1 year who reside in 14 specific Columbus zip codes; to authorize the appropriation of $258,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($258,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1847-2020 DAX attachment
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $258,000.00 in grant money to fund the Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality grant program, for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

The Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality program is a culturally specific home visitation program that provides in-home family-centered service coordination and education services to high-risk, low-income, African-American pregnant women and their infants to age 1 year who reside in 14 specific Columbus zip codes. The zip codes are 43203, 43204, 43205, 43206, 43207, 43211, 43215, 43219, 43222, 43223, 43224, 43227, 43229, and 43232.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to continue the support of all activities for the Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality grant.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality program is entirely funded by the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Ohio Department of Health and does not generate revenue or require a City Match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $258,000.00 for the Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality program, a culturally specific home visitation program that provides in-home family-centered service coordination and education services to high-risk, low-income, African-American pregnant women and their infants to age 1 year who reside in 14 specific Columbus zip codes; to authorize the appropriation of $258,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($258,000.00)

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WHEREAS, $258,000.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the Moms & Babies First: Black Infant Vitality grant...

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