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Request for Proposal for Lawn Services
 
INTRODUCTION
 
Gilmer County Health Department (GCHD) is soliciting proposals for a vendor for lawn maintenance services for their location at:
 
28 Southside Church Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
 
GENERAL CONDITIONS
 
  1. Hours:
Lawn care maintenance shall be performed after health department hours of operation unless prior arrangements have been made with management. The health department hours of operation are as follows:
 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
  1. Terms of Contract:
The initial contract term will be for one year from the date of award. The contract will be renewable on an annual basis for up to two (2) additional years. All subsequent renewal agreements shall incorporate all terms, conditions, and specifications contained in original agreement, unless mutually amended in writing.
 
  1. Insurance Coverage:
During the term of the contract, the Contractor at their sole cost and expense shall provide commercial insurance of such type and with such terms and limits as may be reasonable associated with the contract. This includes Workers’ Compensation, General Liability and Automobile.
 
SCOPE OF SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED
 
Routine lawn maintenance service will be provided every 2 weeks from April through October for a total of 14 visits per year. Any visits required more than the 14 per year may be billed at a pre-determined fee which must be included in the proposal. Vendor must provide the following services:
    1. Mow and trim all grass areas
    2. Pick up paper and debris from parking lot
    3. Blow all grass trimmings from parking lot/sidewalk.
    4. Edge all curbs/sidewalks.
    5. Put down fresh much and pull all dead flowers/weeds twice a year (April and October)
    6. Trim all shrubs around building one time per year. 

WAD Rock the Ribbon T Shirt Reminder web

 North Georgia Health District Staff showed Support to Those Living with HIV on World AIDS Day!

See our album below that shows how North Georgia Health District Rocked the Ribbon today for World AIDS Day to show our support for those living with HIV and in memory of those who have died due to the virus.

Plus, FREE HIV testing was offered on World AIDS Day at all public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties and at The Living Bridge Center locations in Dalton and Canton. Free testing continues at all locations.

You, too, can remember those who have lost their lives to HIV... do your part to reduce stigma, learn more about HIV prevention strategies, walk or run a 5K, plant a tree, make a donation, and share your plans and pictures on social media using hashtag #TLBCWAD2021 or #TLBCRockTheRibbon.

Go here on our website for more information at https://www.nghd.org/tlbc-about-us.

To order a free HIV self-test kit, go to https://www.gacapus.com and click on the red triangle.

Let’s keep on Rocking the Ribbon!

Red Ribbon for AIDS

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Show Support to Those Living with HIV, Get A Free T-Shirt, GET TESTED

North GA – As WORLD AIDS DAY approaches this year, you have a great opportunity to show How You Rock the Ribbon!

The North Georgia Health District HIV Program invites you to participate right now in their live Rock the Ribbon Virtual Event where you can safely download the QR code below and complete a survey. You will then receive a FREE Rock the Ribbon T-Shirt so you can show your support for those living with HIV leading up to World AIDS Day, December 1st.

FREE HIV testing will be offered on World AIDS Day at all public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties and at The Living Bridge Center locations in Dalton and Canton.

Meanwhile, show How You Rock the Ribbon during our Rock the Ribbon Virtual Event. Get started by scanning the QR Code or click https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DGPGGT7. Get your free event t-shirt. Get tested. Remember those who have lost their lives to HIV, do your part to reduce stigma, learn more about HIV prevention strategies, walk or run a 5K, plant a tree, make a donation, and share your plans and pictures on social media at #TLBCWAD2021 or #TLBCRockTheRibbon. Share our event social media post on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

RESCHEDULED CLINIC

Rescheduled Woodstock Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic webWoodstock, GA – The public health DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC that was scheduled earlier in Woodstock but postponed due to weather is now rescheduled for Tuesday, October 19th from 9 AM to 2 PM. The drive-thru clinic location will now be at the Cherokee County Health Department Woodstock Health Center at 7545 North Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188. The shot is no-cost if covered by one of several health plans. If paying out of pocket, the cost is still relatively low at $25 for regular flu vaccine and $65 for high dose flu vaccine for people aged 65 and older. Both vaccines guard against 4 different strains of flu. Cash, checks, credit cards, Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Coventry, Humana, Ambetter and United Healthcare Insurance will be accepted. Call (770) 928-0133 or (770) 345-7371.