Government Contract | Missouri
Enhancing Laboratory Capacity

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002389846

Bid Title: Enhancing Laboratory Capacity

Agency Bid No. Title: 2110

Received Date: 10/30/2020

Close Date: 11/06/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 12/31/2022

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Missouri

Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Department is working to build laboratory capacity to ensure Missourians have improved access to laboratory testing for COVID-19.The Department is planning to contract with laboratories to expand COVID-19 testing capacity. Contract awards will be up to $2 million each unless additional funds are available. The Department will determine at its discretion how to award any additional funds. The Contractors capacity must increase by at least 500 COVID-19 tests per day for populations served by the State of Missouri.The Department seeks to build capacity across a broad range of laboratory settings, including commercial, hospital, academic, and public health based.Awards will be limited to laboratories that operate as a Missouri-based entity.Preferences will be given to laboratories that provide results within a timeframe of 24 hours or less from receipt of the specimen, that expand current COVID-19 testing capacity or provide new COVID-19 testing capacity of more than 500 specimen tested per day, and/or that perform molecular-based COVID-19 testing.Although the Department considers Applicants who are operational for more hours during a week to be advantageous to the Department, no set number of hours of operation are required. The Applicants ability to meet the analysis timeframe of within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt of the specimen and meet any applicable reporting requirements are the primary considerations of the Department.The Department has attempted to provide accurate and up-to-date information in this RFA; however, the Department does not warrant or represent that the background information provided herein reflects all relationships or existing conditions related to this RFA.

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Product Code: 94855

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Missouri - Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)

State: Missouri

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Janett Walker, Procurement Unit

Phone: 573-751-6032




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