100 Glenns Creek Road Frankfort, KY 40601
Business Office (502) 564-4269
Clinic Services (502) 564-7647
School Health (502) 564-7381
Emergency After-Hours Number (502) 875-8582
851 East West Connector Frankfort, KY 40601
Business Office (502) 564-9336
Community Health (502) 564-5559
Environmental Health (502) 564-7382
HANDS (502) 564-5559
Home Health (502) 564-7383

National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)



A year-long and  life-changing class that can help you lose 5-7% of your body weight and cut your risk for diabetes in half!  For 16 weeks, a trained lifestyle coach will work with you, one-on-one and in a group setting to help you learn simple changes for lowering your risk.  Discussions will include:

  • Stress Reduction
  • Improving Food Choices
  • Increasing Physical Activity
  • Using Coping Skills to Maintain Weight Loss


  • A trained lifestyle coach will guide and encourage you
  • Share support from other participants with the same goals
  • Incentives and Fun!
  • For KEHP members, the program is offered at no cost to those participating in the Kentucky Employees Health Plan. The program is offered at no out of pocket cost to those participating in the Kentucky Employees Health Plan. This is a covered health benefit.
  • For other insurance companies members, can contact their insurance company for cost.
  • Contact Debbie for pricing information 
  • You will receive 350 Humana Go365 Points




Participants must be 18 years of age or older and have Body Mass Index of >24 
Participant provides a recent blood-based diagnostic test indicating pre-diabetes
Participant screens positive for pre-diabetes based on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test.



  • Fasting plasma glucose of 100-125 mg/dL
  • Plasma glucose measured 2 hours after 75 gm glucose load of 140-199mg/dL
  • A1C of 5.7—6.4
  • Diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes during pregnancy.



For more information or to inquire about class dates and times, please contact: Debbie Bell at 564-5559

Our Mission: Prevent. Promote. Protect. Franklin County.
Our Vision: Live. Work. Play. Pray. Healthy!
Our Values: Accountability, Dedication, Empowerment, Equity, Excellence, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect



The Franklin County Health Department is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. FCHD is an equal opportunity provider and equal opportunity employer.

The Franklin County Health Department endeavors to make its Website accessible to the widest possible audience. Any problems with or questions about the Franklin County Health Department Website may be directed to the  webmaster.


 FCHD will be closed the following dates   FCHD Board of Health Meetings - Special Meetings  
Monday   Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day         
Thursday March 12

Staff Development Day


Friday April 10  Good Friday, Closed 1/2 day         
Monday May 25 Memorial Day        
Thursday  June 4

Staff Development Meeting 

FCHD Closed 

Friday July 3 Independence Day         
Monday Sept 7 Labor Day      FCHD Board of Health Meetings -  
Tuesday Nov 3 Presidential Election Day    
 6pm at FCHD - Public Health Center, Available to the public online as needed to COVID19. 
Wednesday Nov 11 Veterans Day     September 21, 2020  
Thursday Nov 26 Thanksgiving Day     December 21, 2020  
Friday Nov 27 FCHD Closed      March 15, 2021  
Thursday  Dec 24 Christmas Eve     June 21, 2021  
Wednesday Dec 25 Christmas Day        
Thursday Dec 31 New Year's Eve        
Frday  Jan 1,2021 New Year's Day