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File #: 0125-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/12/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 2/1/2021 Final action: 2/5/2021
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to modify, extend and increase existing contracts with Ohio Expositions Commission, OSU Hospitals, OSU College of Public Health, NetSteady Communications and Emocha Mobile Health for continued COVID-19 contact tracing, testing and vaccination services; to authorize the expenditure of $681,548.40.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund for said contracts; and to declare an emergency. ($681,548.40)
Attachments: 1. Mayors Letter 12.10.20, 2. Jan DAX attachment
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Board of Health to modify, extend and increase the following contracts for continued COVID-19 contact tracing, testing and vaccination services:

Ohio Expositions Commission - Ordinance 2500-2020, approved November 16, 2020, for space rental services, through the period of January 31, 2021, by $139,500.00, in an amount not to exceed $474,500.00.

OSU Hospitals - Ordinance 1994-2020, approved September 24, 2020, for COVID-19 testing services, through the period of January 31, 2021, by $139,913.40, in an amount not to exceed $1,023,269.00.

OSU College of Public Health - Ordinance 1995-2020, approved September 17, 2020, for COVID-19 contact tracing services, through the period of January 31, 2021, by $34,000.00, in an amount not to exceed $238,696.00.

NetSteady Communications - Ordinance 2178-2020, approved October 15, 2020, for network services for the COVID-19 space rental site, through the period of January 31, 2021, by $18,135.00, in an amount not to exceed $72,540.00.

Emocha Mobile Health - Ordinance 1671-2020, approved July 27, 2020, for contact tracing and investigation services, through the period of January 31, 2021, by $350,000.00, in an amount not to exceed $883,800.00.

Due to the immediate nature of the need for contact tracing services, CPH is requesting the waiver of the provisions of Columbus City Code Chapter 329 from the Director of the Division of Finance and Management following procedures set forth under the Mayor’s Executive Order 2020-01 “Declaration of State of Emergency”.
Emergency action is requested due to the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the signed Mayor’s Emergency Letter to begin these contracts immediately.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for these contracts is budgeted within the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251.

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To authorize the Board of Health to modify, extend and increase existing contracts with Ohio Expositions Commission, OSU Ho...

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