Programs and Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

Please direct media inquiries to the contacts below, and be sure to include information about your deadline. Inquiries may be emailed, left in a voice message or relayed by text:​

Susan DunlapCHFS Executive Director of the Office of Public Affairs (502) 226-0245 (cell)Program areas: Chief cabinet spokesperson, media relations

Brice MitchellExecutive Advisor(502) 330-9912 (cell)Program areas: Advisor to the executive director of the Office of Public Affairs; media inquiries​

Agency News

Kentucky Launches One-Stop Website To Keep Kentuckians Informed on Respiratory Virus10/12/2023
Nominations Open for Governor’s Service Awards 10/9/2023
Gov. Beshear Announces More Than $2 Million To Support Emergency Preparedness Efforts6/28/2023
Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day6/15/2023
Gov. Beshear: More than $25.3 Million in Funds on the Way to Support Education, Basic Needs of Kentuckians5/18/2023
Gov. Beshear Presents 19 Governor’s Service Awards5/17/2023
Gov. Beshear Announces Replacement SNAP Benefits for Kentuckians Impacted by March 3 Storms4/17/2023
New Case of Measles Confirmed in Kentucky2/24/2023
State Acts to Permanently Remove Children from Facility Where 7-Year-Old Died12/22/2022
Gov. Beshear: kynect Enrollment is Open for 2023 Health, Dental Benefits11/1/2022
Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Launches New Food Safety Reporting Website10/13/2022
Kentucky Recognized for Medicaid Program Innovations10/4/2022
Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Awarded Over $3.6 Million from Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant9/29/2022
Gov. Beshear: Application Period Extended for Disaster Food Benefits Following Catastrophic Flooding8/31/2022
Gov. Beshear: Innovative, Cost-Effective Care Program for Vulnerable Older Adults Arrives in Kentucky8/18/2022
Gov. Beshear: More than $25 Million to Help Kentuckians With Housing, Education and More8/18/2022
Nominations Remain Open for Governor's Service Awards8/18/2022
Gov. Beshear: New 988 Mental Health Crisis Lifeline Here to Help Save Lives7/18/2022
First Probable Case of Monkeypox in Kentucky Reported6/24/2022
Gov. Beshear Announces Over $2.3 Million in Federal Funds for Older Kentuckians, Kentuckians with Disabilities6/15/2022
Kentucky to Extend Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program Postpartum Coverage5/25/2022
Governor Beshear Announces More than $4.19 Million to Build Public Health AmeriCorps in Kentucky4/6/2022
Pandemic Funds Available to Help Youth, Young Adults Transitioning Out of Foster Care System2/25/2022
Governor Beshear Announces Funding to Help Kentuckians in Need Pay Household Heating, Cooling Bills1/31/2022
Governor Beshear Announces Additional Counties Eligible for Disaster Food Assistance Program Benefits1/14/2022

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