ANNOUNCEME​NT: Public Input-Titl​e V/MCH Block Grant

Title V / Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant – Public Input on the 2014 State Plan

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announces several opportunities to voice your ideas, comments, and concerns on the Nebraska application for the 2014 Title V / MCH Block Grant.   A statewide exchange of information and ideas helps guide our annual plan.  Visit  www.dhhs.ne.gov/TitleV_MCH for background and overview in the Title V Info Packet.

Webinars:  Four webinars will be held in May.  After a brief presentation, each webinar will focus the discussion on different population group(s), as indicated in the event schedule.  We invite you to participate in one, or all four, of the webinars.

  • Pregnant Women/Women of Childbearing Age May 2, 2013  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  C.D.T
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) May 7, 2013  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    C.D.T.   
  • Infants May 13, 2013  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  C.D.T
  • Children and Adolescents May 15, 2013  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    C.D.T.

The link to each webinar is https://connect.unl.edu/mch/.  Be sure to see the instruction sheet (attached) regarding system requirements and other important information about enhancing the webinar experience.  Enter as a guest if you do not have an existing account.

Written Comments:  If you are unable to join in the webinars, there is another way to provide your ideas, comments, or concerns.  Please send your written comments to us, using the contact information below.  Comments received by June 7, 2013 will be reviewed for inclusion in the 2014 Nebraska Title V/MCH Block Grant application.

Email:  dhhs.lifespanhealth@nebraska.gov

Mail:    Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Division of Public Health

Lifespan Health Services

P.O. Box 95026

Lincoln NE 68509-5026

Fax:     (402) 471-7049

Phone: (402) 471-2907 (local) or Toll-free (800) 801-1122

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