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Regular City Council Meeting
Resolution - Public Health Services:
Consider a resolution authorizing and directing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with StarCare Specialty Health System, to participate in an interagency collaborative effort to provide community based, gender specific, intervention services to parenting males and expectant fathers involved in the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), with substance use disorders or who are at risk of developing substance use disorders; and to assist with identification of persons who meet priority population criteria so that those identified may be invited to participate in the various activities provided by StarCare.
This agreement will provide the City of Lubbock Health Department the opportunity to refer individuals in priority and target populations, for needed care, education and follow up at StarCare Specialty Health System.Through this agreement, the Health Department will provide 3 of the 10 Essential Public Health Services.
These 3 services include(s):
1) Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
2) Link people to needed personal health services.
3) Mobilize community partnerships and act to identify and solve health problems.
Bill Howerton, Deputy City Manager
Resolution - MOU StarCare - PADRE
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