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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.


News Releases
Prepare to 'Fall Back' by Checking Home Carbon Monoxide Detectors11/1/2019
Inaugural Summit Aims to Tackle Senior Hunger in Kentucky10/30/2019
Op-Ed: Prescription Drug Take-Back and Prescription Safety Key in Our Continued Fight Against Opioid Epidemic10/24/2019
Commonwealth Launches Kentucky Perinatal Quality Collaborative10/22/2019
Partners in Harm Reduction Highlight Collaborative Work in Kentucky10/17/2019
Kentuckians Pledge to Strengthen Communities Through AmeriCorps10/14/2019
Kentucky Health Officials Urge Caution Regarding Vaping, as Reported Cases of Severe Lung Injury Rise10/8/2019
Federal Officials Meet with Kentucky Health Leaders to Discuss Strengthening Efforts to End HIV Threat9/27/2019
Summit Held to Engage Fathers, Strengthen Families Across Kentucky9/27/2019
State Health Officials Encourage Vaccination Against the Flu9/26/2019
Top-Performing Child Support Collectors Honored in Frankfort Awards Ceremony9/25/2019
Kentucky Project Aims to Bring Families Together at the Dinner Table9/24/2019
Children's Environmental Health Summit to Spotlight Efforts Protecting Kentucky's Youngest Population9/23/2019
Two Kentucky Cabinets Win National Technology Award for Collaboration9/23/2019
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

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