Virtual Public Hearing

March 11, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.

In accordance with federal requirements, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, announces a Virtual Public Hearing on the use of Maine's share of this federal block grant. Block Grant activities are guided by Healthy People 2020/2030 health objectives and dedicated to protect and improve the health of all Maine people.

Current and planned future uses of PHHS BG funds include community based disease prevention, epidemiological and informatics services, accreditation support, and sexual assault prevention.

Interested members of the public are invited to review and comment on proposed changes to the current workplan ending September 30, 2021 and proposed objectives and activities for the workplan for the period of October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022. These proposals will be presented in a virtual hearing:

Topic: PHHS BG Public Hearing

Time: March 11, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Join the Zoom meeting

  • Meeting ID: 990 7838 9099
  • Passcode: 294730
  • OR
  • One tap mobile: +16465588656,,99078389099#
  • By phone: 1 646 558 8656
  • Meeting ID: 990 7838 9099

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adnmzlMMHz

Comments can be also be submitted to: nancy.birkhimer@maine.gov electronically by March 15, 2021 for the current year changes and by May 15, 2021 for next year’s funding.

Current and planned future uses of PHHS BG funds include community based disease prevention, epidemiological services, accreditation support, laboratory capacity and rape prevention.

Maine's use of Federal Block Grant (PDF)