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File #: 21-0685    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area for use of the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 21-428
Title: Approve and Authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area for access to the software mapping platform Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, effective upon execution, not to exceed five consecutive years ($0).
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-21-428 with Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
DATE: October 19, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: David Luchini, RN, PHN, Interim Director, Department of Public Health

SUBJECT: Agreement with Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area for use of the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and Authorize the Chairman to execute an Agreement with Washington-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area for access to the software mapping platform Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, effective upon execution, not to exceed five consecutive years ($0).
REPORT
There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with this recommended action. Approval of the recommended action would provide the County of Fresno, Department of Public Health (DPH) access to near real-time suspected overdose data across jurisdictions for evaluation and reporting to inform public safety and public health efforts. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board choose not to approve the recommended action, the Department would not enter into this agreement and would rely on community and federal partners to gather the information causing a delay in data needed to inform current efforts around substance use disorder issues affecting the community and various partner agencies.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. This is approval of a user participation agreement which does not require a monetary exchange. Staff within the Department would be utilizing this software during their normal data analytic job functions.

DISCUSSION:

Overdose deaths have seen a significant increase in the past several years. In Fresno County, drug overdoses have nearly doubled since 2018 from 123 deaths to 240 in 2020. The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) offers the ability to collect both suspected fatal and non-fatal overdoses to mobilize a cohesive and collaborative response...

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