University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: American Molecular Laboratories, Inc., Vernon Hills, IL
Amount: An estimated $147,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Covid-19 protective 3-Ply Masks.
Covid-19 protective 3-Ply Masks are required to protect against the Covid-19 virus. These masks are used in direct patient care and are needed to provide proper patient care and safeguard both patients and healthcare staff.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) These masks are used in direct patient care. Without access to these medical supplies, we will not be able to provide proper patient care.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.