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File #: 21-1169    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 10/12/2021 In control: Human Resources
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Agreement between Abbott Rapid Dx North America, LLC and County of Mendocino to Purchase BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test Kits in the amount of $94,962, Effective Upon date of Execution through April 19, 2022
Attachments: 1. Agreement 21-190

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Human Resources
MEETING DATE: October 26, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
William Schurtz
PHONE:
234-6600
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Katie Ford
PHONE:
234-6600


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Approval of Agreement between Abbott Rapid Dx North America, LLC and County of Mendocino to Purchase BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test Kits in the amount of $94,962, Effective Upon date of Execution through April 19, 2022
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve agreement between Abbott Rapid Dx North America, LLC and County of Mendocino to Purchase BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test Kits in the amount of $94,962 effective upon date of execution through April 19, 2022; and authorize Chair to sign.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
Board of Supervisors directive on August 3, 2021.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Per the County Health Officer recommendation and Board of Supervisors directive on August 3rd, 2021, Human Resources drafted the requirements that all County employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or submit to regular COVID-19 testing if unvaccinated or unwilling to furnish proof of vaccination. Upon further research into obtaining the required BinaxNow COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test kits for regular testing with integrated administrative tracking capabilities, Human Resources discovered that a contract was necessary and a shipment delay of up to four weeks after the contract was approved. The Board of Supervisors was made aware of the status of County-wide COVID-19 testing delay on September 14th, 2021, and put a pause on implementation of the testing until receipt of the required BinaxNow COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test kits and to consider President Biden's September 9th, 2021, mandate for a Federal OSHA emergency temporary standard requiring employees to be fully vaccinated currently under development.

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