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File #: 191057    Version: 1 Name: Administrative Code - Urgent Care SF
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
Introduced: 10/22/2019 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/14/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to establish Urgent Care SF (“the Initiative”), a mental health program designed to provide increased access to mental health services, substance use treatment, and clinically appropriate housing to homeless individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders; to require the Department of Public Health (“DPH”) to immediately provide services to the hundreds of persons with the most acute behavioral health needs, and to expeditiously expand services to reach an estimated 4,000 persons; to require DPH to seek recovery of a portion of the costs of the Initiative by enrolling eligible participants in federal and state health insurance and public benefit programs; to require DPH to submit an annual report to the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors outlining the resources required to implement the Initiative; and to make it the policy of the City and County of San Francisco to promote public safety by deploying police officers on foot and bicycle, enforcing laws prohibiting the possession of illegal drugs, and prioritizing the enforcement of drug laws against individuals who are offered and have refused the opportunity to be taken to a Drug Sobering Center.
Sponsors: Mayor
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral FYI 103019, 4. Request to File 111319
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