The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has launched a new Website for the Kentucky Applicant Registry and Employment Screening (KARES) program.
||From the CHFS News Room
- Public Health Receives Grant for Obesity Prevention Efforts
Friday, February 28, 2014
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is helping numerous early care and education centers in the state improve nutrition and physical activity standards for young children by promoting targeted health policies and practices and providing training to the child care, Headstart, and pre-K communities.
- Gov. Beshear Proclaims March Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Kickoff event spotlights prevention efforts
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The prevention and advocacy efforts of several groups and individuals were highlighted today as part of the kickoff of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Capitol Rotunda event was cosponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs (KASAP). Governor Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation declaring March as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Kentucky.
- New Screening Added to Birthing Hospitals
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Kentucky’s birthing hospitals have implemented a crucial screening for newborns, adding pulse oximetry testing for Critical Congenital Heart Disease to the list of routine newborn screenings. For early detection of this life-threatening birth defect, the testing is now performed on every infant before hospital discharge.