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File #: 2020-1094    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/13/2020 Final action: 10/13/2020
Title: Commission District(s): All Allocate $6,000,000 in CARES Act Funding for Immediate Needs County-wide in Priority 1 Public Health Services as described in the DeKalb County COVID-19 Emergency Budget Outline as listed below.
Attachments: 1. DeKalb County Government COVID-19 MOA 0820, 2. CARES Act Request from County DM Rev 0820

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Chief Executive Office

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): All
Allocate $6,000,000 in CARES Act Funding for Immediate Needs County-wide in Priority 1 Public Health Services as described in the DeKalb County COVID-19 Emergency Budget Outline as listed below.
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Information Contact: Zachary L. Williams, COO/Executive Assistant
Phone Number: 404-371-2881

PURPOSE:
The DeKalb County Board of Health (DCBOH) developed a COVID-19 Response plan that will expand COVID-19 testing and access to public health services. In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the DCBOH has simultaneously managed up to six (6) Specimen Point of Collection (SPOC) sites in the county, partnered with Ethne Health, Clarkston Community Health Center (CCHC), and will partner with the "CORE" in support of COVID-19 testing and contact tracing. The plan expands telehealth services in the community, which includes an upgrade to MyInsight that will enable the DCBOH to provide outreach Healthcare services in the communities in support of COVID-19 testing and contact tracing. The upgrade to MyInsight, in conjunction with the expansion of telehealth provides resources for the DCBOH to provide Healthcare services to vulnerable individuals in DeKalb County. The DCBOH is also purchasing (four) health promotion/food health education units and six (6) mobile medical units.

This initial funding allocation to be provided to the DCBOH in support of the following Priority 1, Immediate Needs, projects, is $6,000,000.

? $2,000,000 MyInSight
? $1,200,000 Telehealth Equipment
? $2,800,000 Health Promotion/Food Health Education and Mobile Medical Units

In addition to the above, Priority 1, Immediate Needs, projects the DCBOH is working with DeKalb County Government to provide for a 6 to 9-month lease on a hotel to provide for quarantine and/or isolation of individuals either testing positiv...

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