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​The Office of Public Affairs provides information about programs, services and other matters related to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to the media, the general public and CHFS employees.

Members of the media can reach a public information officer at (502) 564-6786 or by visiting the Office of Public Affairs for a complete list of public information contacts, including after-hours numbers and areas of specialization.


CHFS Names New Ombudsman2/20/2020
Public Health Issues Guidelines Related to Severe Flooding2/13/2020
State Health Officials Actively Monitoring for 2019 Novel Coronavirus1/29/2020
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, the Silent Killer1/27/2020
CHFS Names New Public Health Commissioner1/27/2020
Nominations Open for 2020 Governor's Service Awards1/23/2020
DPH Releases Update Regarding Barbourville Infectious Disease Investigation1/15/2020
Public Health, Barbourville ARH Issue Statement Related to Infectious Disease Investigation1/14/2020
Commonwealth Issues New Request for Medicaid Managed Care1/10/2020
Department for Public Health Announces First Vaping-Related Death1/10/2020
Free Text Service to Help Young Kentuckians Quit Vaping1/9/2020
New Inspector General Named at CHFS1/2/2020
Deadline Extended for Health Care Coverage Enrollment12/16/2019
Public Health Officials Reporting First Flu-Related Deaths12/13/2019
Foster, Adoptive Parents Honored at Frankfort Event12/9/2019
CHFS, KDE Partner on Framework to Improve Student Care and Wellbeing12/3/2019
Kentucky Awards New Contracts for Five Managed Care Organizations11/27/2019
Grant of Up to $12 Million Will Provide Behavioral Health Services to Children11/26/2019
Make Safe Toys a Top Priority This Holiday Season11/25/2019
Symposium to Highlight Statewide Initiatives Linking Employment and Recovery11/25/2019
Food Safety Tips for the Holidays11/21/2019
Free Service Will Help Kentucky Teens Stop Vaping, Smoking11/18/2019
Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays11/13/2019
Kentucky to Provide Increased Access to Medicaid Health Services for Students11/8/2019
Kentucky Medicaid to Expand Eligibility for KI-HIPP with Improved Application Process11/4/2019

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