APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, on behalf of the Health Services Department, to execute a purchase order with ASD Specialty Healthcare, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $295,000 for the purchase of Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19 patients, for the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.
This action will result in expenditures of up to $295,000 and will be funded 100% by the Hospital Enterprise Fund I.
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Pharmacy Department has been purchasing Remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center from ASD Specialty Healthcare, LLC. ASD Specialty Healthcare LLC. is the only Federal Government authorized distributor. Approval of this purchase order will support the County's efforts to provide necessary treatments for COVID-19 patients.