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File #: 2018-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $66,000.00 for the Maternal and Child Health grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $66,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($66,000.00)
Attachments: 1. DAX Attachment MCHP FY21
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 $66,000.00 in grant money to fund the Maternal and Child Health grant program, for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

This grant provides peer support person-centered wellness projects. The Peer Support Person-Centered Wellness objective provides support for planning and assessing the peer support systems and screening tools (behavioral and/or physical health) available within a designated target area or region that support pregnant and/or post-partum women within one year of pregnancy in year 1. Years 2 and 3 of Objective 3 provides support to implement a plan to provide behavioral health screenings and referrals to support services to a defined target population and number of women, and staff training.
This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to continue the support of all activities for the Maternal and Child Health grant program.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Maternal and Child Health grant 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 $66,000.00 for the Maternal and Child Health grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $66,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($66,000.00)

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WHEREAS, $66,000.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the Maternal and Child Health grant program for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for th...

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