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File #: 21-0747    Version: 1 Name: Ratification of Amendments for COVID-19 Medical Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/26/2021 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: 1. Ratify the First Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Public Health for COVID-19 Case Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services previously executed by the County Administrative Officer, acting as Emergency Services Director, effective December 27, 2020 through December 31, 2021 ($0). 2. Ratify the Second Amendment with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools for COVID-19 Medical Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services previously executed by the County Administrative Officer, acting as Emergency Services Director, effective August 4, 2020 through December 31, 2021 ($1,730,000).
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. First Amendment with CDPH, 3. Second Amendment with FCSS
DATE: October 19, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

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

SUBJECT: Ratification of Amendments for COVID-19 Medical Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Ratify the First Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Public Health for COVID-19 Case Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services previously executed by the County Administrative Officer, acting as Emergency Services Director, effective December 27, 2020 through December 31, 2021 ($0).

2. Ratify the Second Amendment with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools for COVID-19 Medical Investigations, Contact Tracing, and Vaccination Services previously executed by the County Administrative Officer, acting as Emergency Services Director, effective August 4, 2020 through December 31, 2021 ($1,730,000).
REPORT
There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. Approval of the first recommended action will ratify the first amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to add vaccination services through June 30, 2021 and extend case investigations and contact tracing services through December 31, 2021. Approval of the second recommended action will ratify the second amendment to the agreement with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools (FCSS) to extend the original term of the agreement by an additional six (6) months through December 31, 2021. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Should your Board choose not to ratify the recommended actions, the Department would need to hire additional staff to meet future demand for medical investigations, contact tracing, and vaccination efforts. Losing the existing trained partners for these efforts could cause a delay in service delivery and would result in a backlog of cases; with less members of the community...

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