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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.


Public Health Hosts Children's Environmental Health Poster Contest9/17/2019
Federal, Local Teams to Assess Any Possible Public Health Impacts from Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion9/9/2019
Public Health Nurses Return from Hurricane Relief in North Carolina9/9/2019
KORE Announces $1.4 Million for Recovery Housing to Support Kentuckians Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders9/6/2019
Kentucky Sends Nurses to Help in Hurricane Dorian Recovery9/4/2019
September is National Preparedness Month9/3/2019
Kentucky Begins Surveillance to Track Possible Cases of Severe Pulmonary Disease Linked to Vaping8/30/2019
Kentucky Awarded $7.1 Million in Service Grants to Strengthen Communities8/27/2019
CHFS Names New Commissioner for Kentucky's Department for Public Health8/26/2019
CHFS Unveils New Health Information Exchange8/19/2019
Public Health, Foster Care and Adoption, Medicaid Services Highlight CHFS Resources at State Fair8/14/2019
State Social Services Staff Gets Enhanced Training to Help Families With Substance Use Disorder8/8/2019
Film Project to Help Raise Awareness, Help Teens Cope with Emotional Distress8/7/2019
Kentucky Groups Receive Awards for Elder Abuse Prevention8/7/2019
CHFS Launches New Medicaid Program to Help Members Obtain Commercial Insurance8/5/2019
New Option for Kentucky, Tennessee Patients Seeking Treatment for Hepatitis C8/1/2019
CHFS, KDE Williamsburg Visit Highlights Health Services Access in School7/31/2019
Kentucky Holds Statewide Hepatitis C Elimination Meeting7/29/2019
CHFS Applauds Passage of House Bill 17/24/2019
State Health Officials Issue Safety Guidelines for Warmer Temperatures7/17/2019
CHFS Updates Proposed Tattoo Regulations, After More Than 600 Comments7/16/2019
Reduce Potential Rabies Exposure by Avoiding Bats and Wild Animals7/15/2019
Nurse Strike Teams Providing Hepatitis A Vaccines at Jails, Other Facilities for At-Risk Population7/12/2019
Kentucky One of 10 States Chosen to Attend School Safety Convening7/9/2019
Kentucky Releases Progress Report on Child Welfare Transformation7/3/2019

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