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File #: 22-4618    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request by Public Health Services for approval to accept from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services renewal grant funds in the amount of $300,000, with no required match, and extend three associated positions to September 29, 2023 for the FY 2022-23 Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Program.
Department: Public Health Services
Department Head/Elected Official: Barbie L. Robinson, MPP, JD, CHC - Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): FY23_CLPPP
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Achievement (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Public Health Services for approval to accept from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services renewal grant funds in the amount of $300,000, with no required match, and extend three associated positions to September 29, 2023 for the FY 2022-23 Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Program.
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Background and Discussion:
Harris County Public Health (HCPH) was awarded and received funding from CDC to develop programs and policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning and other housing related health hazards. To date, HCPH has initiated several lead poisoning prevention and lead education activities in the community by partnering with organizations to provide lead presentations and attending outreach events in vulnerable populations. In addition, the program has developed case coordination services to families of children with elevated blood lead levels.

Expected Impact:
The Harris County Public Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program supports overarching program strategies related to: 1. primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning through targeted, population-based policy interventions with a focus on community-based approaches for lead hazard elimination.

Alternative Options:
There are no alternatives for this program.

Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
X Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior C...

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