WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health has received fiscal year 1999-2000 Ryan White CARE grant funds for home health services for patients with HIV/AIDS; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health issued a request for proposals to provide home health services through a contract; and,
WHEREAS, no bids were received from non-profit agencies in response to the request for proposals to provide home health services, and CARE funding is to be given preferentially to non-profit agencies; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health would like to continue to provide Ryan White CARE funded home health services; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health will provide these Ryan White CARE funded home health services at no additional cost than the amount allocated for contracted services; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Department of Public Health is hereby authorized to expend funds and add staff resources to replace currently funded home health contractual services with services provided by City staff; and, be it
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Health Commission of the City and County of San Francisco urges the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Ordinance No. 83-98 to approve the expenditure of funds and addition of staff resources to ensure continuity of services after the currently funded contract ends May 31, 1999.
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Health Commission at its meeting of Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
Sandy Ouye Mori, Executive Secretary to the Health Commission