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File #: 22-739   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Human Services - Crisis Intervention and Support Division
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Agreement No. BWF14 between the State of Florida, Department of Health, Broward County Health Department ("BCHD"), and Broward County effective October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2025, to provide sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus testing, and non-occupational post exposure prophylaxis treatment to sexual assault victims; authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same; authorize the County Administrator to execute amendments to the Agreement, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, that do not impose additional financial obligations on the County; authorize the County Administrator to renew the Agreement under substantially the same terms and conditions, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney; and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the Agreement.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - BCHD-NJCC-SpecimenTesting-BWF14
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Tara Gaudin
Department: Human Services Division: Crisis Intervention & Support

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Agreement No. BWF14 between the State of Florida, Department of Health, Broward County Health Department ("BCHD"), and Broward County effective October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2025, to provide sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus testing, and non-occupational post exposure prophylaxis treatment to sexual assault victims; authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same; authorize the County Administrator to execute amendments to the Agreement, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, that do not impose additional financial obligations on the County; authorize the County Administrator to renew the Agreement under substantially the same terms and conditions, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney; and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the Agreement.

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Why Action is Necessary
Broward County Board of County Commissioners ("Commission") approval is required for agreements with external agencies.

What Action Accomplishes
Approval enables collaboration and coordination with BCHD to offer victims of sexual assault the opportunity to obtain sexually transmitted infections and human immunodeficiency virus testing, and non-occupational post exposure prophylaxis treatment.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND THE CRISIS INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

This action supports the Commission's value of "approaching human services collaboratively and compassionately, with special emphasis on the most vulnerable," and the goal to "deliver evidence-based service...

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