Virtual Public Hearing

In accordance with federal requirements, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention [Maine CDC] in the Department of Health and Human Services, State of Maine 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 health objectives and dedicated to protect and improve the health of all Maine people. Interested members of the public are invited to review the plan to learn about the PHHSBG's proposed use of FY2020 funds for the period of October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021, and to offer comments and input. Comments can be submitted to: nancy.birkhimer@maine.gov by June 26,2020.

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)