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File #: 2021-2816    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 6/30/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Commission District(s): District 7 To appropriate an amount not to exceed $100,000 of District 7 American Rescue Plan grant funds assigned to the account reserved for District 7 for marketing that encourages citizens who might otherwise not get the vaccine to mitigate the public health emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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Commission District(s): District 7

To appropriate an amount not to exceed $100,000 of District 7 American Rescue Plan grant funds assigned to the account reserved for District 7 for marketing that encourages citizens who might otherwise not get the vaccine to mitigate the public health emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Information Contact: Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

Phone Number: 404-371-2899

 

PURPOSE:

To approve the appropriation of $100,000 from the America Rescue Plan grant funds assigned to the account
reserved for District 7 for marketing that encourages citizens who might otherwise not get the vaccine to get
vaccinated in an effort to mitigate the public health emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Marketing will be targeted at citizens in District 7 and DeKalb County who have not received a COVID-19 vaccination. The marketing will be designed to encourage such vaccinations to mitigate the public health emergency created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

To appropriate $100,000 from the American Rescue Plan grant funds for District 7 marketing to encourage citizens to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents.