Request for Proposals for Phlebotomy and Clinical Specimen Collection Master Contract: Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division (IDEPC) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Request for Proposal for Phlebotomy and Clinical Specimen Collection Master Contract

The State is seeking qualified vendors to provide phlebotomy and other clinical specimen collection services performed on an ad hoc basis on individuals or groups of individuals in non-health care settings (including but not limited to individuals' homes). Requests by the State may be urgent in nature (i.e., immediate specimen collection needed within four hours of the request) or scheduled weeks ahead of time. Other services requested may include staffing ad hoc clinics set up by and conducted in collaboration with local public health for specimen collection, medication dispensing, and home or community visits to administer vaccine or other biologics, administering consent forms, and other forms as appropriate or requested.

All services are requested for purposes of infectious disease surveillance and disease prevention and control per Minnesota Statutes ยง144.05 and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4605; and for special research studies and program evaluations.

This RFP will result in multiple award contracts to qualified vendors that provide the services requested below.  Beyond vendors that specialize solely in specimen collection, examples of other qualified vendors may include, but are not limited to: clinics, hospitals, emergency departments, and local public health agencies.

It is anticipated that the State will enter into multiple contract(s) anticipated to begin with an initial two year term, with an option to extend an additional three years in increments determined by the State.

Details concerning submission requirements are included in the Request for Proposal. No other personnel are authorized to discuss the project with responder before the submittal of the RFP Response.

Request RFP

To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP), email:

Joey Lee, MA3 Contracts and Grants Manager
Subject line: Specimen Collection RFP

The State reserves the right to cancel this solicitation. All expenses incurred in responding to this notice are solely the responsibility of the responder.

Updated Wednesday, 13-Jan-2021 10:46:59 CST