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.
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:
CHFS Executive Director of Public Affairs
(502) 226-0245 (cell)
Program areas: Chief Cabinet spokesperson, media relations
Program areas: Advisor to the executive director of Public Affairs, media inquiries
Public Affairs Support
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3102
Program areas: Department for Aging and
Independent Living/Veterans Affairs communication support
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3104
Program areas: Broadcast specialist, podcasting