Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant

The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant Program - administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - provides us federal funding.

PHHS Block Grant funds allow us to use dollars where we need them when we need them to protect your health.

The PHHS Block Grant Program allows us to:

  • Address emerging health issues and gaps
  • Decrease premature death and disabilities by focusing on the leading preventable risk factors
  • Establish data and surveillance systems to monitor the health status of targeted populations
  • Support local programs to achieve healthy communities
  • Work to achieve health equity and eliminate health disparities by addressing the social determinants of health

Our funding is allocated to different health topic areas including:

  • 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

A public hearing to solicit comments from interested persons on revisions to the state plan for the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. The hearing will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the:

California Trails Conference Room
1000 SW Jackson Street
2nd Floor, Suite 230
Topeka, KS 66612