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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
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
State Officials Hold Harm Reduction Summit4/9/2019
Twenty E. coli Cases Linked to Illness Outbreak Across Commonwealth3/29/2019
Gov. Bevin & Cabinet Leadership Honor CHFS Employees for Quality Service3/26/2019
It's Time to Test for TB3/22/2019
UK, Kentucky Department for Public Health Collaboration Aims to Eliminate New HIV Infections in the Commonwealth3/20/2019
E-cigarettes Account for Highest Percentage of Tobacco Product Sales to Minors3/12/2019
Widespread Flu Activity Reported for 10th Consecutive Week3/8/2019
Commonwealth Invites Artist Proposals for Lobby Artwork3/7/2019
Governor's Service Awards Presented in Frankfort3/6/2019
Online Resource Helps Relative Caregivers of Children Find Support3/5/2019
CHFS Discusses Public Health Response to Hepatitis A Outbreak3/1/2019
Documentation Illustrating Public Health Response to Hepatitis A Outbreak3/1/2019
First Monthly Food Pantry Opens at L&N Building2/28/2019
Most Kentucky Food Benefits Customers to Receive March Funds on Friday2/26/2019
Public Health Releases Guidelines Related to Severe Flooding2/25/2019
Kentucky Medicaid Releases Report on Pharmacy Benefit Program2/19/2019
Public Health Reports Confirmed Case of Measles in Barren River District2/15/2019
Public Health Continues to Promote Hepatitis A Vaccination2/8/2019
Public Health Hosts Tickborne Disease Prevention Poster Contest2/4/2019

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