The State of Illinois, Department of Public Health (IDPH) is seeking information through the Request for Information (RFI) for setting and managing operations to drive the expansion of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing for Illinois residents. If you are interested in a potential public-private partnership with the State, please submit your electronic response to this RFI not later than Friday, May 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm. My email address is [email protected].
This Request for Information (RFI) invites Respondentsto submit non-price information about the availability of the specified types of supplies and services herein. The RFI is not a procurement method and will not result in a Respondentsreceiving a contract (44 Ill. Adm. Code 1.15). Responding to the RFI is not a prerequisite to participate in a future procurement(s) and does not obligate the State to conduct a future procurement. Further, a response to this RFI does not provide any advantages to the Respondent in future contractsthat may result from the collection of this information. All information received in a Respondent’s response will be available for public review (44 Ill. Adm. Code 1.2050[j]).
Respondents are invited to provide non-proprietary, non-price information within the RFI’s Statement of Work. Respondents are prohibited from providing pricing, the details of customized solutions, sample procurement specifications, or any other information outside the scope of the RFI because it could disqualify Respondent from participating in future related procurements (30 ILCS 500/50-10.5[e]).
However, Respondent’s may provide general information about industry trends and innovations, products, services or industry best practices that are not specifically tailored to meet the State’s needs.