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
- Reduce Stress to Prevent Child Abuse During Holidays; Report suspected abuse to (877) KYSAFE1
Friday, December 20, 2013
Stress can increase during the holidays, even in the most loving of families. And that can put some children at risk for abuse. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), the state agency charged with child and adult protection, reminds adults to keep their cool this winter when it comes to disciplining kids.
- Get Vaccinated Against Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week
Friday, December 06, 2013
State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.
- Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
Monday, November 25, 2013
Parties, family dinners and seasonal gatherings where food is served are traditional part of holiday cheer. This holiday season, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) urges consumers to take precautions in purchasing and preparing food items, and to pay close attention to good hygiene practices to combat foodborne illness this Thanksgiving and Christmas.