Maine CDC Press Release

March 10, 2017

March 16 - Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Public Hearing

Legal Notice: Maine Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant [PHHSBG] - 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 Public Hearing on the use of Maine's share of this federal block grant guided by Healthy People 2020 health objectives and dedicated to prevention to protect and improve the health of all Maine people. Interested members of the public are invited to attend, learn about proposed changes to the current activities funded by this grant and proposed use for the next year (through September 2018), and to offer comments and input.

Meeting: Public Hearing
Date/Time: Thursday, March 16th, 12 – 1 p.m.
In conjunction with the quarterly meeting of the State Coordinating Council for Public Health
Location: Augusta Armory, Room 209A
179 Western Avenue, Augusta, Maine 04330

Facility is wheelchair accessible. Persons who need auxiliary aids, such as an interpreter, for effective communication are invited to make their needs known in advance. Additional information concerning the PHHSBG or the Public Hearing, including information on how the public hearing can be attended remotely via telephone or web conference may be obtained by contacting: Nancy Birkhimer, Accreditation and Performance Improvement Manager, Maine CDC/DHHS,, 286 Water St., 7th floor, Augusta, ME 04333; Tel: (207) 287-5716; TTY: Maine Relay 711.