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File #: 2391-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action: 9/29/2021
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with The Ohio State University for the provision of technical assistance services for the period September 30, 2021 through September 29, 2022; to authorize the expenditure of $60,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund to pay the costs thereof; and to declare an emergency. ($60,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2391-2021 DAX Info (2021-2022 SSuN OSU Contract)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health received funds for the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) grant program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Columbus Public Health will contract with The Ohio State University to provide technical assistance services for the program's awarded strategies.

Columbus Public Health (CPH) is participating in the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) program to better understand behavioral, demographic, and clinical information on gonorrhea cases. This information will allow CPH and the CDC to better understand the epidemiology of STDs and to inform national and local STD prevention efforts.
Emergency action is required to ensure the continued operation of the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) grant program.

FISCAL IMPACT: This contract is entirely funded by a grant award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This grant does not generate revenue nor require a city match.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with The Ohio State University for the provision of technical assistance services for the period September 30, 2021 through September 29, 2022; to authorize the expenditure of $60,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund to pay the costs thereof; and to declare an emergency. ($60,000.00)

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WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health has received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) grant program; and

WHEREAS, in order to ensure continued services provisions under the program, it is necessary to enter into a contract with The Ohio State University for the provision of technical assistance services; and

WHEREAS, the contract period is September 30, 2021 through September 29, 2022; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Board to enter into a contract with The Ohio State University for the immedia...

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