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File #: 1525-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2022 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/14/2022
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $179,522.91 from the Health Department Grants Fund. ($179,522.91)
Attachments: 1. Ord#1525-2022 FCPH PHEP Contract Expenditure
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health was awarded $825,660.00 in grant monies (Ordinance 1566-2022, from the Ohio Department of Health, originating from the Centers for Disease Control for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program). This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1566-2022 and is needed to authorize a contract with Franklin County Public Health for $179,522.91 for the time period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

The purpose of the contract is to maintain a Public Health Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response System in the event of bioterrorism activities in central Ohio. This contract is necessary, per the requirements of the Ohio Department of Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness proposal.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness writes and maintains the Columbus Public Health Emergency Response Plan. This Plan contains over 50 planning annexes such as infectious disease response and environmental health hazard response and mitigation plans covering the Columbus and Worthington jurisdictions.


FISCAL IMPACT: The Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant budget provides $179,522.91 for a contract with Franklin County Public Health. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1566-2022.


Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $179,522.91 from the Health Department Grants Fund. ($179,522.91)


Body

WHEREAS, Franklin County Public Health will maintain a public health emergency preparedness structure; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health was awarded $825,660.00 in grant monies, Ordinance 1566-2022, from the Ohio Department of Health, originating from the Centers for Disease Control for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance...

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