Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant

Public Hearing

A public hearing will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. via Zoom Webinar. The meeting is open to the public, but participants must register to attend.  

The Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Program (PHHSBG) is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Funds allow us to use dollars where we need them, when we need them, to protect your health. Examples include:

  • Addressing emerging health issues and gaps
  • Decreasing premature death and disabilities by focusing on the leading preventable risk factors
  • Establishing data and surveillance systems to monitor the health status of targeted populations
  • Supporting local programs to achieve healthy communities
  • Working to achieve health equity and eliminate health disparities by addressing the social determinants of health

Health Topic Areas

  • Educational and Community-Based Programs
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Immunization and Infectious Diseases
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
  • Nutrition and Weight Status
  • Oral Health
  • Physical Activity
  • Public Health Infrastructure