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From the CHFS News Room
  • Public Health Issues Call to Action for Preventing Obesity
    Thursday, October 02, 2014
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is challenging early child care providers, education professionals, parents and health advocates to join them in the fight to end childhood obesity.
  • Foster Families Have a New Health Services Provider; HealthFirst Bluegrass now serving children in out-of-home care
    Wednesday, October 01, 2014
    The Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CCSHCN) is announcing changes to the services available for children in out-of-home care placements. As of Oct. 1, children in out-of-home or foster care will be able to receive primary care at HealthFirst Bluegrass locations in Lexington instead of the CCSHCN’s Thomas H. Pinkstaff Medical Home Clinic at 333 Waller Ave. in Lexington.
  • Public Health Urges Consumers to Avoid Unpasteurized Milk
    Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health is warning consumers about the dangers of consuming unpasteurized milk as well as other products that could lead to disease-producing E. coli infection, following a recent outbreak in North Central Kentucky and the hospitalization of four children.


Last Updated 9/5/2014
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