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 §144.05 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. It is anticipated that the State will enter into contract(s) anticipated to begin January 13, 2020 for 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.
To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP), email:
Joey Lee, MA3 Contracts and Grants Manager
Subject line: Specimen Collection RFP
- Nov. 18, 2019 RFP posted
- Dec. 3, 2019 Last day to submit RFP questions
- Dec. 6, 2019 Questions and answers emailed to those who requested the RFP
- Dec. 19, 2019 Proposals due by 2:30 p.m. Central Time
- Dec. 30, 2019 Anticipated completion of proposal evaluation