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

What is Worksite Wellness?
FCHD is committed to the overall health and wellness of lives in Franklin County. We are continually trying to find innovative ways to make our community a healthier place to live, work, play, and pray. 
A positive wellness culture in the workplace contributes to the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of workers. The workplace becomes more productive and constructive when employers integrate breaks for rejuvenation.

What does Worksite Wellness do for employees?
  • Helps employees take responsibility for healthy lifestyle choices
  • Enhances productivity
  • Helps with work and life balance
  • Reduces absences and sickness
    Reduces health care cost
What does Worksite Wellness do for employers?
 FCHD is offering a sustainable Worksite Wellness Program and partnering with businesses to begin creating a healthier workforce.
  • Reduces health care costs
  • Establish programs for exercise during the workday
  • Implement a no-smoking policy and provide resources for tobacco cessation
  • Encourage team morale

We come onsite and provide a multi-step process including:
  • Biometric Screening* profile of each employee**
  • Developing an overall workforce profile
  • Health Risk Assessment and Needs Interest Surveys from Employees
  • Comprehensive Report to management staff
  • Integration of programs, policies, materials
  • Re-evaluation in six months for progress growth

*Biometric Screening portion consists of a finger-stick and body measurements.
Measurements include height, weight, waist circumference, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and Total Cholesterol Panel.

**Employers within the Kentucky Employees Health Plan and employees using the Humana Go365 program, will incur no cost. Employers and employees that are under different insurance plans will be offered screenings at a low set cost.

For more information or to inquire about scheduling an event, please contact: Ina Ponder 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