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DPH’s Maternal and Child Health Section Title V Program Seeks Public Comment

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The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Maternal and Child Health, Title V Program invites interested persons to participate in a 45-day public comment period for updates to the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 Annual State Application Guidance. Healthcare and community partners, families and members of the public are encouraged to comment and may review the proposedgrant application’s revised guidance online.

Comments will be accepted in three ways:

  1. Email comments will be received until April 15, 2018:

DPH-MCHDO@dph.ga.gov  (Subject line: Title V Public Comment)

  1. Fax comments will be received until April 15, 2018:

State Title V Office fax: (404) 657-7307

  1. Personal comments will be received at a Public Hearing Webinar:

DPH invites interested persons to attend a Public Hearing Webinar at which proposed changes to national and state performance measures will be discussed. To allow an opportunity for all to be heard, comments will be limited to five minutes.

The Title V Block Grant is a federally funded grant provided to 59 U.S. states and jurisdictions. The mission of Title V legislation is to promote the health of women, infants, children and youth, including those with special health care needs, and their families. Activities for the block grant are grouped into five (5) domains or focus areas. These include: women/maternal health, infant/perinatal health, child health, adolescent health, and children with special health care needs. The Maternal and Child Health Section of the Georgia Department of Public Health administers the Title V Block Grant in Georgia.

To learn more about DPH’s Maternal and Child Health Title V Block Program, please call (404) 657-2850 or (888) 651-8224 or visit http://dph.georgia.gov/TitleV

Date/Time

Webinar Title

Contact

March 15, 2018

Noon – 1 p.m.

MCH Title V Guidance Changes for FFY2019 Performance Measures

Sherry Richardson, Title V Team Lead

(404) 651-7692

Sherry.Richardson@dph.ga.gov

March 27, 2018

Noon – 1 p.m.

MCH Title V Guidance Changes for FFY2019 Performance Measures

Sherry Richardson, Title V Team Lead

(404) 651-7692

Sherry.Richardson@dph.ga.gov

To access the webinar, please follow the two steps below.  You will need to complete both steps to join the webinar.

  1. Click on the following link:
    https://join.freeconferencecall.com/sherry_richardson
    You will be prompted to enter your name and email address, then enter the room.
  2. To join the conference line, please dial the number listed below:
    Dial in number          1 (605) 475-4764
    Access Code            856767#

Due to the high volume of participants who are expected to join this webinar, we recommend that you call in 10 minutes before the start of the webinar. If you get a busy signal, please hang up and call again.

Questions and Comments are encouraged. Please feel free to email your questions to the Georgia Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant: DPH-MCHDO@dph.ga.gov.

Agenda

Noon                  Welcome Remarks

12:05 p.m.          Revisions to Program Guidance – Overview/Rationale

12:10 p.m.          National/State Performance Measure Updates

12:15 p.m.          Comment Period (40 minutes)

12:55 p.m.          Closing Remarks

About the Georgia Department of Public Health
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective. DPH’s main functions include: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Maternal and Child Health, Infectious Disease and Immunization, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Emergency Medical Services, Pharmacy, Nursing, Volunteer Health Care, the Office of Health Equity, Vital Records, and the State Public Health Laboratory. For more information about DPH, visit www.dph.georgia.gov.

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