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File #: 22-068    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/30/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Qualtrics, LLC for the engineering, storing and maintenance of a public health reporting system for the term of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $298,700.
Attachments: 1. 20220125_r_Qualtrics, 2. 20220125_a_Qualtrics, 3. 20220125_att_supporting documents
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Marc Meulman, Director, Public Health Policy and Planning
Subject: Agreement with Qualtrics, LLC for the Continued Engineering, Storing and Maintenance of a Public Health Reporting System

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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Qualtrics, LLC for the engineering, storing and maintenance of a public health reporting system for the term of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $298,700.

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BACKGROUND:
On March 3, 2020, the County's Health Officer issued a "Declaration of Local Health Emergency Regarding Novel Coronavirus 2019," and the County Manager, as the County's Director of Emergency Services, issued a proclamation of local emergency pursuant to Government Code section 8630 and Chapter 2.46 of the County's Ordinance Code, which proclamation was ratified by the Board of Supervisors on March 10, 2020, pursuant to Government Code section 8630, and extended by the Board on April 7, 2020, until such time as the local emergency is terminated.

On March 24, 2020, the Board approved Resolution No. 077305 which, pursuant to Government Code Section 25502.7, authorized the Director to execute agreements for goods and services up to and including $500,000.

Subsequently, in collaboration with the Procurement Department and the Emergency Operations Center, Public Health, Policy and Planning (PHPP) implemented three individual purchase orders for specific Qualtrics, LLC (Qualtrics) modules to help with case investigation, a public health lab portal, and integration of lab data. Contact tracing is a core strategy of PHPP's Communicable Disease Control (CD) program infrastructure in responding to and controlling the spread of COVID-19. This public health reporting system integrates reports of positive COVID-19 lab results faster, for more efficie...

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