DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Availability of Draft Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Application for Federal Fiscal Year 1999
[28 Pa.B. 3548]
The Department of Health is making copies available of the draft Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Application for FFY 1999, under 42 U.S.C.A. § 300 w-4. This application is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's draft request to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for block grant funding to address the Healthy People 2000 Health Status Objectives.
The block grant application describing proposed services, program goals, and objectives and activities will be available on or after July 20, 1998, and can be obtained by calling the Bureau of Chronic Diseases at (717) 787-6214. Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of the above-mentioned application (for example, large print, audio tape, braille) should also contact the Bureau of Chronic Diseases at (717) 787-6214 [TDD: (717) 783-6514].
A public hearing will be conducted by the Department of Health for the purpose of receiving testimony on the above-mentioned application in accordance with 42 U.S.C.A. § 300 w-4. 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 2 p.m., August 12, 1998, in the Conference Room 933, Health & Welfare Building, 7th and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA. Persons wishing to testify are requested to preregister by contacting the Bureau of Chronic Diseases 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. Testifiers 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 of Chronic Diseases, Room 1000, Health and Welfare Building, P. O. Box 90, Harrisburg, PA 17108, and should be received no later than 4 p.m., September 11, 1998.
Persons with a disability who desire to comment in alternative format (for example, large print, audio tape, braille) should notify the Bureau of Chronic Diseases at (717) 787-6214 [TDD: (717) 783-6514].
DANIEL F. HOFFMANN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1191. Filed for public inspection July 24, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]
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