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Department for Public Health promotes free text service to help young Kentuckians quit vaping

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), encourages teens and young adults who want to quit vaping to get free help from This Is Quitting, a nationwide texting service. CHFS and DPH officials say cessation services such as This Is Quitting are critical for young people and emphasized that many will be impacted by the recent federal law...

Kentucky groups, individuals honored
for ‘unselfishly serving and filling needs’

Fourteen groups and individuals from across the state were honored for their volunteer and service contributions at the Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Service.   The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, a division within Cabinet for Health and Family Services, coordinates the annual awards program. Gov. Steve Beshear and CHFS Deputy Secretary Eric Friedlander...

Kentucky groups, individuals honored for 'unselfishly serving and filling needs'

Fourteen groups and individuals from across the state were honored for their volunteer and service contributions at the Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Service.   The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, a division within Cabinet for Health and Family Services, coordinates the annual awards program. Gov. Steve Beshear and CHFS Deputy Secretary Eric Friedlander...