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File #: 19-252    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/21/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the California Department of Public Health to provide HIV Primary Health Care and Psychosocial Services for the term April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2019, increasing the amount by $42,222 to an amount not to exceed $953,662.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_CDPH_HIV_Care_Program amendment, 2. 20190326_a_CDPH_HIV_Care_Program amendment
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health, Policy and Planning
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for HIV Primary Health Care and Psychosocial Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the California Department of Public Health to provide HIV Primary Health Care and Psychosocial Services for the term April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2019, increasing the amount by $42,222 to an amount not to exceed $953,662.

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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo County Public Health STD/HIV Program (SMSH) provides County residents who are affected by HIV/AIDS medical services such as: outpatient ambulatory/medical care, medical transportation, and outreach and treatment education services. Federal funding for these services comes through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). On July 26, 2016, your Board approved an agreement with CDPH for $911,440 to provide these services.

DISCUSSION:
On July 10, 2018, CDPH authorized an increase in funding to the County in the amount of $42,222 due to increased availability in grant funding. The increase in funding will be utilized to cover previously unreimbursed expenses for an additional .16 FTE Communicable Disease Investigator. This position provides outreach services to clients of the STD/HIV Program.

The Resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

The agreement and Resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form.

The agreement contributes to the Shared Vision 2025 outcome of a Healthy Community by providing primary health care and psychosocial services to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. It is anticipated 90% of clients receivin...

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