Supervisor BORN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PATIENT TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS HOSPITALS AND INSTITUTIONS TO ENSURE CONTINUITY OF PATIENT CARE IN 2019 (PUBLIC HEALTH)

WHEREAS, Section 356 of Public Health Law provides that the Board of Supervisors for the County of Fulton shall constitute the Board of Health for the County of Fulton; and

WHEREAS, Section 252 of said Public Health Law sets forth the powers and duties of said Board of Health; and

WHEREAS, the Fulton County Public Health Department and various hospitals and other institutions have worked out a method to assume improved continuity of patient by said Public Health Department and such hospitals and other institutions; and

WHEREAS, such Public Health Department and institution service will be of great benefit to the people of the County of Fulton; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for the County of Fulton be and hereby is authorized and empowered to sign agreements on behalf of the County of Fulton and the Fulton County Public Health Department entitled, "Patient Transfer Agreements" for the year 2019; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Public Health Department, County Attorney, Clerk of the Board, and to each and every other person, institution or agency which will further the purport of this Resolution.

Seconded by Supervisor RICE and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 20 Nays: 0 Absent: 0

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