Office of Public Affairs

​​The Office of Public Affairs provides information about  programs, services and other matters related to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services  to internal and external audiences. ​The office also  develops news releases and other materials, including the CHFS Community newsletter and podcast. The Office of Public Affairs assists other entities within state government  as well as the Cabinet's agencies, branches and functions with media relations, community outreach,  program marketing, web editing and more​​.

To find recent and archived news releases or open meeting notices for the current month, visit the CHFS Newsroom.

Programs and Services

Media Relations

​​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 to:​

Brice Mitchell
Executive Advisor
(502) 330-9912 (cell)
Program areas: Advisor to the executive director of Public A​​ffairs, media inquiries, awareness campaigns and events

​Public Affairs Support​

Barbara Fox
Information Officer 
(502) 370-5017
Program areas: Department for Aging and Independent Living/Veterans Affairs communication support​

Julianne Hatton
Information Officer 
(502) 229-8175​
Program areas: Broadcast specialist, podcasting ​ ​

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