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File #: 21-1214    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 10/25/2021 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Retroactive Revenue Agreement with the Public Health Institute in the Amount of $350,000 to Increase Vaccination Rates to Targeted Zip Codes within Mendocino County, Effective July 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022; and Authorization to Purchase Incentives to Encourage Vaccinations
Attachments: 1. Agreement 21-207, 2. WeVax+ budget
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Public Health
MEETING DATE: November 16, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Anne Molgaard
PHONE:
472-2770/671-3605


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Approval of Retroactive Revenue Agreement with the Public Health Institute in the Amount of $350,000 to Increase Vaccination Rates to Targeted Zip Codes within Mendocino County, Effective July 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022; and Authorization to Purchase Incentives to Encourage Vaccinations
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
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Approve retroactive revenue Agreement with Public Health Institute in the amount of $350,000 to increase vaccination rates to targeted zip codes within Mendocino County, effective July 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022; authorize the Public Health Director to sign any amendments that do not increase the maximum amount; and authorize Mendocino County Public Health to Purchase incentives to encourage vaccinations; and authorize Chair to sign same
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
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SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Mendocino County Public Health Department did not receive the agreement from Public Health Institute until September 20, 2021, with the start date of July 1, 2021; this necessitated a request for approval of a retroactive start date.

Public Health Institute's (PHI) Together Toward Health Initiative, WeVax+ funds vaccine-related services aimed at increasing vaccination rates among California communities that have been disproportionately burdened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the program is to promote awareness about the state's vaccine efforts; publicize locations where the public may receive vaccines; increase access to vaccines; and focus efforts in geographic areas and within demographic groups who are least likely to have access to vaccine services, health care, and/or have a high resistance towards being vaccinated.

Mendocino County Public Health efforts, ...

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