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File #: 67594    Version: Name: BY TITLE ONLY: Resolution Authorizing Contracts with Testing Pilot Partnership Vendors
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Enactment date: 11/5/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00744
Title: Resolution authorizing the Public Health Director to execute service contracts with Testing Pilot Partnership Vendors for COVID-19 testing using funds reimbursed by the State through the WI DHS Community Testing Support Program
Sponsors: Lindsay Lemmer, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Syed Abbas
Attachments: 1. Multiple Vendors for Public Health Testing Pilot Program - Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required October 2021.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes service contracts between Public Health and various vendors for COVID-19 testing. Public Health will reimburse the vendors $20 per test with funds received from the State through the WI DHS Community Testing Support Program. Public Health is not reimbursed for their time administering the program but can absorb any additional costs with existing resources.

The Board of Health accepted grant funding for this program in September (Legistar 67464). Per the Intergovernmental Agreement for Public Health, the Department may accept and spend grants without further approval of the County Board or Common Council if the grant is a continuation of or supplement to a grant previously approved by the City and County. No appropriation is required for this resolution.


Title
Resolution authorizing the Public Health Director to execute service contracts with Testing Pilot Partnership Vendors for COVID-19 testing using funds reimbursed by the State through the WI DHS Community Testing Support Program

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WHEREAS, Public Health-Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) is participating in the WI Department of Health Services (WI DHS) COVID-19 Testing Pilot Program, recently renamed the Community Testing Support Program, to support ongoing COVID-19 testing activities since the program’s inception in August 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Community Testing Support Program provides a $20 per test reimbursement to Wisconsin organizations that conduct eligible COVID-19 testing in community-based settings, outbreak-based settings, and in high-risk congregate settings; and

WHEREAS, the program has been approved by the State through June 30, 2022; and

WHEREAS, to increase access to COVID-19 testing for Dane County residents and neighbors in southern Wisconsin, WI DHS approved PHMDC as a program participant to partner with entities interested in conducting COVID-19 testing for the community; and

WHEREAS, under this program, approved partners (pha...

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