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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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:

Susan DunlapCHFS Executive Director of the Office of Public Affairs (502) 226-0245 (cell)Program areas: Chief cabinet spokesperson, media relations

Brice MitchellExecutive Advisor(502) 330-9912 (cell)Program areas: Advisor to the executive director of the Office of Public Affairs; media inquiries​

Agency News

News Releases
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
Gov. Beshear, Dr. Stack: Third Dose of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Recommended for Immunocompromised Kentuckians8/17/2021
Gov. Beshear: Unvaccinated Kentuckians Face Greatest Risk Since Pandemic Began8/12/2021
Gov. Beshear: To Save Lives, Keep Schools Open and Protect Surging Economy, Masks Required in All Kentucky Schools, Child Care Settings8/10/2021
Eleven Hospital Systems in Kentucky to Require Health Vaccinations for Health Care Workforce8/5/2021
Gov. Beshear Announces New Testing and Vaccine Program in State-Run Health Care Facilities8/2/2021
State to Add 19 Schools to Division of Family Resource and Youth Services Centers Network6/16/2021
Gov. Beshear, Kentucky Leaders Take Part in Global Recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day6/15/2021
Deadline Extended to June 16 for Eastern Kentuckians Affected by Recent Floods to Apply for Disaster Food Benefits6/14/2021
Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations, Better Kentucky Plan6/1/2021
Remain in the Loop: COVID-19 Vaccination Progress and Updates5/28/2021
Water Recreation Tips from Public Health, Division of Water5/28/2021
Gov. Beshear Announces 2 Million People Have Received at Least Their First Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine in Kentucky5/25/2021

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