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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
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
Expanded Access to Telehealth Begins July 16/28/2019
Keep Food Safe for July 4th Celebrations6/27/2019
Health Officials Advise Precautions to Avoid Ticks6/24/2019
Kentucky CHFS Secures $5 Million Federal Grant for Youth Support Services6/18/2019
Medicaid Waiver to Expand Coverage and Increase Access to Care for Kentuckians with Substance Use Disorder6/14/2019
Kentucky Unveils New Digital Platform to Support Transition Age Youth in Foster Care6/11/2019
REVISED: Governor ceremonially signs HB 158, creating Foster Child Bill of Rights6/5/2019
Food Safety Regulations Amended to Improve Safety and Health5/30/2019
Update on Department for Public Health (DPH) Proposed Tattoo Regulations5/24/2019
Community Stakeholders Invited to Forums on New Federal Child Welfare Law5/23/2019
CDC Brings Smoking Cessation Message to Eastern Kentucky5/15/2019
May is National Mental Health Month5/1/2019
New Service Array Gives Relative Caregivers More Options, Will Help Improve Outcomes for Kids5/1/2019
Remember Radon on Earth Day - Test Your Home4/22/2019
Kentucky Residents Affected by National Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pre-Cut Melon4/16/2019
Kentucky Recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day: Tuesday, April 164/15/2019

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