IHS1481980 – Sources Sought – SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE: Housekeeping Carts and Supplies for Kayenta Heatlh Center

Nov 19, 2023 | Sources Sought



THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals.  Submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary and will be used only for market research purposes to determine availability of sources, commerciality, and competitive strategy.  The government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs associated with any response to this notice as incurred by prospective contractors. 


This Sources Sought Notice is for the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Kayenta Health Center issued in accordance with FAR 5.101.  The purpose of this notice is to identify potential sources to provide identified Housekeeping Carts and Supplies.  This notice does not commit the Government to issue a solicitation or make an award OR to prelude a solicitation expected to be issued from closure of notice.

The Kayenta Service Unit population of 20,000 is spread across a remote and sparsely populated area. Kayenta is in a traditional part of the reservation. Services are provided to 200 patients each day in continuity or walk-in clinics and in a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week emergency room. The clinic has on site lab, x-ray and pharmacy services. Current medical staff is made up of Family Practice, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry specialties.

The Contractor shall provide the following items:   ** See Attached Product Specifications**

  1. Work Station 50 Alpha (Housekeeping Carts) – 17/each
  2. Side Basket 10” Wide/Dark Grey – 17/each
  3. Duster Kit, 16” Blue Frame SLV – 20/each
  4. Dusting Sleeve 16” Long White/Purple – 120/each
  5. Dusting Pad, 24” Commercial System – 250/each

Delivery Date:  2/18/2024

Place of Delivery: Kayenta Health Center, US Hwy 160 S. Milepost 394.3, Kayenta, AZ 86033.

Instructions to Industry: All capable parties are encouraged to respond. Responses must directly demonstrate the company’s capability, experience, and ability to marshal resources to effectively and efficiently perform the objectives described above. Generic capability statements are not sufficient and will not be considered compliant with the requirements of this notice.

The Government requests interested parties submit a written response to this notice which includes:

  1. Company Name.
  2. Company SAM Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number.
  3. System for Award Management (SAM) registration status. All respondents must register on the SAM located at http://www.sam.gov.
  4. Name, telephone number, and e-mail address of a company point of contact who has the authority and knowledge to clarify responses with government representatives.
  5. Date submitted.
  6. Applicable company GSA Schedule number or other available procurement vehicle.
  7. Business Size Standard of Company (i.e., small business, 8(a), woman owned, veteran owned, etc.).
  8. Geographic Coverage: Please identify the areas of the United States where your organization provides these services.
  9. Capability Statement: Detailed capability statement addressing the company’s qualifications and ability to provide the requirements listed herein, with appropriate and specific documentation supporting claims of recent organizational and staff capability to support this requirement.  If significant subcontracting or teaming is anticipated in order to deliver technical capability, organizations should address the administrative and management structure of such arrangements.
  10. Experience: Provide a list of 3-5 private industry or Government contracts for the same services that you have performed within the last 3 years. For each contract, include the company’s Point of Contact’s name, email address, telephone number, dollar value of contract, and description of the services provided on the contract.  The Government may contact these entities to conduct past performance checks.
  11. If American Indian/Native American owned small business, then complete attached IEE Representation form.

Disclaimer and Important Notes:  This notice does not obligate the Government to award contract. Any information provided by industry to the Government as a result of this sources sought synopsis is strictly voluntary. Responses will not be returned. No entitlements to payment of direct or indirect costs or charges to the Government will arise as a result of contractor submission of responses, or the Government’s use of such information or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the Government to determine the organization’s qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation synopsis and solicitation may be published on a government GPE. However, responses to this notice will not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation.

Confidentiality:  No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any non-proprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s).  Responses must be submitted via email to the Primary POC no later than specified closing date.


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