Availability of Draft Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Application for Federal Fiscal Year 2004
[33 Pa.B. 4231]
The Department of Health (Department) is making copies available of the draft Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Application for FFY 2004 under 42 U.S.C.A. § 300 w-4. This application is the Commonwealth's draft request to the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for block grant funding to address the Healthy People 2010 Health Status Objectives.
The block grant application (the Commonwealth's funding request to the DHHS) describing proposed services, program goals, objectives and activities will be available on or after August 15, 2003, and can be obtained by calling the Bureau of Chronic Diseases and Injury Prevention (Bureau) at (717) 787-6214. Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of the application (for example, large print, audio tape or Braille) should also contact the Bureau at (717) 787-6214, TDD: (717) 783-6514.
A public hearing will be conducted by the Department for the purpose of receiving testimony on the 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. to 12 p.m. on September 7, 2003, in Conference Room 1000, Health and Welfare Building, 7th and Forster Streets, Harrisburg, PA. Persons wishing to testify are requested to pre-register by contacting the Bureau. 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 by 4 p.m. on September 18, 2003, to the Bureau of Chronic Diseases and Injury Prevention, Room 1000, Health and Welfare Building, P. O. Box 90, Harrisburg, PA 17108. Persons with a disability who wish to comment in alternative format (for example, large print, audio tape or Braille) should notify the Bureau at the previous telephone or TDD number.
CALVIN B. JOHNSON, M.D., M.P.H.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 03-1642. Filed for public inspection August 22, 2003, 9:00 a.m.]
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