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File #: 62978    Version: 1 Name: A Resolution amending the 2020 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $100,000 from the WI Department of Health Services and authorizing the Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County to sign a non-competitive contract with Harambee Village Doula
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/11/2020 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 12/1/2020 Final action: 12/1/2020
Enactment date: 12/7/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00810
Title: A Resolution amending the 2020 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $100,000 from the WI Department of Health Services and authorizing the Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County to sign a non-competitive contract with Harambee Village Doulas, LLC to pilot a prenatal care and doula program for women at high risk of adverse birth outcomes in Dane County.
Sponsors: Lindsay Lemmer
Attachments: 1. Non Competitive Selection Request Harambee Village Doula.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the Public Health-Community Health 2020 and 2021 Operating Budgets to accept $100,000 from the WI Department of Health Services and authorizes the Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County to sign a non-competitive contract with Harambee Village Doulas, LLC to pilot a prenatal care and doula program for women at high risk of adverse birth outcomes in Dane County.
The grant will be used to fund an increase of 0.10 FTE to an existing Public Health Nurse position ($11,041) to provide administrative and technical support to the doulas and to contract with Harambee Village Doulas, LLC to expand their doula services ($88,959). The position increase will be effective for calendar year 2021. The term of the contract with Harambee Village Doulas, LLC is December 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022 and includes the cost of personnel, equipment, and supplies needed to deliver services.
There is no matching requirement and no impact on the levy.
Title
A Resolution amending the 2020 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $100,000 from the WI Department of Health Services and authorizing the Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County to sign a non-competitive contract with Harambee Village Doulas, LLC to pilot a prenatal care and doula program for women at high risk of adverse birth outcomes in Dane County.
Body
WHEREAS, Wisconsin ranks first in the nation for Black infant mortality, and Black mothers in Dane County are more than twice as likely as white mothers to give birth to low-birthweight infants, placing these babies at greater risk of significant health challenges and higher infant mortality rates; and
WHEREAS, to address this public health crisis and to center Black voices, experiences, and leadership, Public Health-Madison and Dane County proposes a pilot to plan, implement, and sustain an integrated Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) and doula service for women at high risk of an adverse birth outcome in Dane Coun...

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