APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the purchasing agent to execute, on behalf of the Health Services Department, a purchase order with Maverick Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000, for the purchase of exam gloves, medical supplies, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) and Contra Costa Health Centers, for the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.
This purchase Order will be 100% funded by applicable federal emergency funding sources including Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursement.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created serious shortages in medical supplies, especially personal protective equipment. This shortage has resulted in a great increase in prices as well. To protect staff and patients during this crisis it is necessary to put into place this purchase order. This vendor has assured CCRMC that it will continue to have access to the necessary supplies in the future.