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File #: 20-733    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the acceptance of an award of Ryan White A funding from the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health to provide HIV/AIDS health services, for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $1,429,027
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_Acceptance of RWA 20.21.pdf, 2. 20200929_a_Acceptance of RWA 20.21.pdf
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Cassius Lockett, Director, Public Health, Policy, and Planning
Subject: Acceptance of Award from the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health to Provide HIV/AIDS Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the acceptance of an award of Ryan White A funding from the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health to provide HIV/AIDS health services, for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $1,429,027

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BACKGROUND:
The Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 1990 (CARE) provides funding to eligible metropolitan areas (EMA) that are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. EMAs utilize this funding for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost-efficient systems that deliver essential services to HIV/AIDS-affected individuals and their families. Funding comes to the San Mateo Public Health STD/HIV Program (SMSH) through an agreement with the Bay Area EMA's fiscal agent, the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF).

DISCUSSION:
SMSH utilizes for Ryan White grant funds to provide a continuum of services which include outpatient ambulatory medical care, medical case management, housing assistance, outpatient and residential drug treatment, oral care, mental health, a food program, laboratory costs, and medical supplies.

This agreement comes to the board late due to delays from the federal government in releasing funds to CCSF.

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.


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