00 SOW Renovate Dialysis updated.pdf


Original Source
Contract Opportunity
Date Originally Posted
Sept. 15, 2022, 1:49 p.m.
Profiled People



Renovate Dialysis


(Project 558-18-208)


General: The work will renovate approximately 2,400 square feet of 3rd floor Dialysis Suite
within the existing medical center. The work is to be accomplished in a single phase.

Construction Cost: Estimated cost of construction: Range: $500,000 - $940,000

Construction Duration: Contractor shall have 5 months to complete the project.

Phasing: Project construction will be completed in a single phase.

Construction Services: Perform work as described above and in accordance with professionally
developed design drawings, specifications and the Scope of work.

Place of Performance: Tasks will be performed at the VA Medical Center Durham, NC. Work
will be around an occupied healthcare facility in operation 24 hours a day. This area will require
appropriate personal protective equipment and proper infection control measures.

VHA Supplemental Contract Requirements for Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for
Federal Contractors
1. Contractor employees who work in or travel to VHA locations must comply with the following:

a. Documentation requirements:

1) If fully vaccinated, shall show proof of vaccination.

i. NOTE: Acceptable proof of vaccination includes a signed record of immunization
from a health care provider or pharmacy, a copy of the COVID-19 Vaccination
Record Card (CDC Form MLS-319813_r, published on September 3, 2020), or a
copy of medical records documenting the vaccination.

2) If unvaccinated and granted a medical or religious exception, shall show negative COVID-
19 test results dated within three calendar days prior to desired entry date. Test must be
approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use or full approval.
This includes tests available by a doctor’s order or an FDA approved over-the-counter

3) Documentation cited in this section shall be digitally or physically maintained on each

contractor employee while in a VA facility and is subject to inspection prior to entry to VA
facilities and after entry for spot inspections by Contracting Officer Representatives
(CORs) or other hospital personnel.

4) Documentation will not be collected by the VA; contractors shall, at all times, adhere to

and ensure compliance with federal laws designed to protect contractor employee health
information and personally identifiable information.

2. Contractor employees are subject to daily screening for COVID-19 and may be denied entry to VA

facilities if they fail to pass screening protocols. As part of the screening process contractors may be
asked screening questions found on the COVID-19 Screening Tool. Check regularly for updates.

a. Contractor employees who work away from VA locations, but who will have direct contact with

VA patients shall self-screen utilizing the COVID-19 Screening Tool, in advance, each day that they
will have direct patient contact and in accordance with their person or persons who coordinate
COVID-19 workplace safety efforts at covered contractor workplaces. Contractors shall, at all
times, adhere to and ensure compliance with federal laws designed to protect contractor
employee health information and personally identifiable information.

3. Contractor must immediately notify their COR or Contracting Officer if contract performance is

jeopardized due to contractor employees being denied entry into VA Facilities.