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
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
Replacement Food Benefits, Hot Food Purchases, Available to Kentuckians Following Historic Storms, Tornadoes12/28/2021
Observe National Influenza Vaccination Week by Getting a Flu Shot12/10/2021
Gov. Beshear to Bestow 28 Governor's Service Awards11/10/2021
Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Recommendations9/27/2021
Gov. Beshear Expands Kentucky National Guard Support to More Hospitals9/23/2021
Kentucky Launches Program to Help Employers Retain Workforce, Provide Access to Treatment for Addiction9/21/2021
Gov. Beshear: 'Due to National Shortage, There Will Not Be Enough Monoclonal Antibody Infusions Anywhere. Get the Vaccine.'9/20/2021
Kentucky Doctor on COVID-19: 'It's Hard to Tell a 40-Year-Old They're Going to be Dead in 24 Hours and There's Nothing We Can Do'9/16/2021
Kentucky Students Invited to Enter Environmental Health Poster Contest9/16/2021
Gov. Beshear: More Than 300 Additional Guard Members Will Support Strained Hospitals Across Kentucky9/9/2021
Gov. Beshear Reports Record-High Week for New COVID-19 Cases9/7/2021
Gov. Beshear: FEMA Strike Teams, Kentucky National Guard Assisting Hospitals as COVID-19 Cases Surge9/2/2021
Gov. Beshear: A Record 2,198 Kentuckians Hospitalized with COVID-198/30/2021
Gov. Beshear: Three FEMA Strike Teams Arrive Today to Help With Surging , Severe COVID-19 Cases8/27/2021
Gov. Beshear: 'We are Breaking Our Record for COVID-19 Hospitalizations Every Day'8/26/2021
Gov. Beshear to Kentuckians: This Week, Celebrate Health Care Heroes8/23/2021
Gov. Beshear: Health Care Heroes Appreciation Week Begins Aug. 228/19/2021

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