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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-1020



Availability of Draft Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Application for Federal Fiscal Year 2012

[41 Pa.B. 3156]
[Saturday, June 18, 2011]

 The Department of Health (Department) is making copies available of the proposed Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (block grant) Application for Federal Fiscal Year 2012, under section 1905 of the Public Health Service Act (act) (42 U.S.C.A. § 300w-4). This application is the Commonwealth's draft request to the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for block grant funding to address the Healthy People 2020 Health Status Objectives.

 The block grant application is the Commonwealth's funding (fix formula-based) request to HHS describing proposed services, program goals and objectives and activities that is available for public comment. Electronic or hard copies of the proposal will be available on or after August 26, 2011, and can be obtained by calling the Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (Bureau) at (717) 787-6214.

 A public hearing will be conducted by the Department for the purpose of receiving testimony on the previously-mentioned application in accordance with section 1905 of the act. Comments and suggestions from the public should relate to the priorities and program plans included in the application.

 The hearing will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on July 19, 2011, in Conference Room 1000, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA. Persons wishing to testify are requested to preregister by contacting the Bureau at (717) 787-6214. Registration will be accepted on the day of the hearing. Persons will be allotted a maximum of 15 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 and should be sent to the Bureau at the address listed previously and should be received no later than 4 p.m. on August 26, 2011.

 Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of the application or wish to comment in alternative format (for example, large print or Braille) or wish to attend the hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodations, should notify the Bureau 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.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-1020. Filed for public inspection June 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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