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File #: 67855    Version: 1 Name: A Resolution amending the 2021 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $37,278.52 from the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and create a 1.0 FTE Disease Intervention Specialist for HIV outreach, education, and testing.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/12/2021 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-21-00750
Title: A Resolution amending the 2021 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $37,278.52 from the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and create a 1.0 FTE Disease Intervention Specialist for HIV outreach, education, and testing.
Sponsors: Lindsay Lemmer, Syed Abbas, Regina M. Vidaver, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the 2021 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $37,278.52 from the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System to fund a 1.0 FTE Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) for HIV outreach, education, and testing. The resolution also authorizes the creation of the DIS position which will be authorized as long as there is grant funding. The initial grant period is December 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022. The annual cost of the position is $88,800 including benefits. There is no impact on the levy.
Title
A Resolution amending the 2021 Public Health Operating Budget to accept $37,278.52 from the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and create a 1.0 FTE Disease Intervention Specialist for HIV outreach, education, and testing.

Body
WHEREAS, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a recipient of a “Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C HIV Early Intervention Services Program: Existing Geographic Service Areas" from the DHHS, PHS, HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES under agreement number 2 H76HA00204-21 (Prime Award), (CFDA number 93.918 Grants to Provide Outpatient Early Intervention Services with Respect to HIV Disease; FAIN H76HA00204), in the amount of $2,445,824.00, and the UW-Madison’s Part C grant service area covers southcentral and southwestern Wisconsin; and

WHEREAS, the goals of this project are to provide targeted HIV outreach services and education, coordinate referrals to affiliated HIV prevention programming, and link people with HIV to HIV medical care and support services. UW-Madison intends to provide ongoing support to Public Health-Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) to carry out this program pending future availability of funds; and

WHEREAS, the UW-Madison will subcontract with PHMDC with Part C program income funding to hire one Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) to conduct HIV outreach, education, and testing among individuals at high risk for HIV; and

WHEREAS, PHMDC proposes using...

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