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Community Health (502) 564-5559
Environmental Health (502) 564-7382
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The Franklin County Board of Health requires that all food service establishments in Frankfort and Franklin County have a manager on duty at all times with a valid and current Food Manager Certification. A copy of the certification must be accessible to the inspector upon inspection. Acceptable certifications would include; ServeSafe, other Kentucky county food manager certifications, franchise food manager certification, FDA/USDA/HACCP certifications, others to be determined by staff.

It is our goal that each establishment has a thoroughly trained staff. The management staff should have a far greater knowledge of food safety than their other employees. Please consider all forms of certified food safety manager certification and training and find the class and cost that best suits your establishment’s needs.

New establishments will be granted a 60-day window for new management staff to be trained. Newly hired managers of existing facilities will be allowed 30 days from date of hire to receive training.

An unofficial follow-up notification will be issued to the establishment for failure to obtain required training. The establishment will have 30 business days to complete the required training. Failure to do so will result in an Official Notice for a Hearing.  The Franklin County Health Department Environmental Health Director will conduct the hearing.

Our "online" Food Manager Certification course consists of a 210-minute (3.5 hrs) audio-visual & interactive internet course.  The user can start and stop the course as needed and when reentering is brought back to where they left off.  The user must pass a test at the end of the course thus allowing them to print their certificate from home. Certification is valid for two years.  The cost for this course is $135.00. To proceed and take the "online" course, CLICK HERE.

For more information about 
ServSafe trainings please visit

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