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, 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:​

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

Executive Advisor
(502) 330-9912

​Public Affairs Support​

Barbara Fox
Public Information Officer 
(502) 370-5017

Julianne Hatton
Public Information Officer 
(502) 229-8175​​


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