Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, representatives from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), renowned experts and response partners gathered in Lexington on Thursday for the 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) says that recent federal legislation has made funding of up to $10 million dollars available to combat opioid use disorder in Kentucky over the next two years.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says that, over the past few years, outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with live poultry in backyard flocks have become more common in Kentucky and around the United States.
Young adults aging out of the foster care system now have the opportunity to access employment, job training and leadership skills through a collaborative program that places young people in entry-level positions in Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) offices around the state.
Kentucky's Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of two newspapers in a sharply worded opinion that found the state unlawfully denied access to records documenting child abuse. The ruling orders the agency to pay about $1 million in legal fees and penalties.