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:​

Stephanie French, APR
Executive Director, Communications & Public Affairs
(502) 564-5804
(502) 229-6979

Brice MitchellExecutive Advisor(502) 330-9912

Agency News

News Releases
Pertussis, Whooping Cough Cases Increasing Across Kentucky7/17/2024
Gov. Beshear Announces Launch of Medical Cannabis Business Licensing and Medical Practitioner Applications6/27/2024
Kentucky Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day6/14/2024
Gov. Beshear Signs Measure to Begin Medical Cannabis Business Licensing Six Months Ahead of Schedule4/18/2024
Gov. Beshear Honors Kentuckians From 13 Counties at Annual Service Awards Ceremony4/16/2024
Gov. Beshear: ‘Find Help Now’ Website Helps Kentuckians Find Life-Saving Drug Used To Reverse Opioid Overdose3/14/2024
Ohio Health Department Reports Measles Case, Possible Exposure at Kentucky-Based Airport2/5/2024
Kentucky Reports First COVID-19 and Influenza Deaths Among Children This Winter1/11/2024
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

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