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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1117


Availability of Revised Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant; Application for Federal Fiscal Year 2009; Notice of Public Hearing

[39 Pa.B. 3139]
[Saturday, June 20, 2009]

   The Department of Health (Department) is making copies available of the revised Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant(block grant) Application for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2009, under 42 U.S.C. § 300w-4. 300 w-4. This application is the Comonwealth's revision to the application request with the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for block grant funding to address the Healthy People 2010 Health Status Objectives.

   The revised block grant application (Pennsylvania's funding request to HHS) describing proposed services, program goals, and objectives and activities is available and can be obtained by calling the Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction at (717) 787-6214.

   A public hearing will be conducted by the Department for the purpose of receiving testimony on the revised application in accordance with 42 U.S.C. § 300 w-4.

   The hearing will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon, July 8, 2009, in Conference Room 1000, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120. Persons wishing to testify are requested to pre-register by contacting the Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction at (717) 787-6214. Registration will be accepted on the day of the hearing. Persons will be allotted a maximum of 10 minutes to testify. Individuals should provide the Department with two copies of their testimony at the time of the hearing.

   Written comments will be accepted for 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and should be sent to the Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction at the address listed previously. Comments and suggestions from the public should relate to the priorities and program plans included in the application. Comments will be received no later than 4 p.m. July 20, 2009.

   Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of the application or desire to comment in alternative format (for example, large print, audio tape, Braille) or wish to attend the meeting and require special accommodations should notify the Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction at (717) 787-6214 or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6514 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TT).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1117. Filed for public inspection June 19, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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