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


 Franklin County Home Health Agency 
   Main Phone: 502-564-7383  •  Fax 502-564-9587
          (alternate phone 502-382-0648)


What's home health care?

Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness, injury and postoperative needs. Home health care can be less expensive, more convenient, and provides many of the same services that are provided in hospital or skilled nursing facility. The services must be skilled and appropriate for provision in the home, ordered by a physician and you must have a physician who will follow your plan of care while you are a patient of home health.


Our intake department will help to determine if you qualify for services.
Please have ready the following information:

  • patient name, address, phone number, date of birth, and social security number
  • insurance information, including Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance
  • physician name and information regarding recent hospitalization, illnesses, and home care needs

If you are under a physician's care and are homebound, or if leaving your home is a taxing effort, talk with your physician. If the physician agrees that you could benefit from skilled services in the home, have them contact Franklin County Home Health at (502) 564-7383.

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, MCO’s, Medicare Advantage and most private insurances
We cover all of Franklin County.

The skilled services we provide include, but not limited to the following:
  • Skilled assessments 
  • Medication teaching and monitoring 
  • Intravenous injections, infusions, and fluids
  • Intramuscular and subcutaneous injections
  • Wound care  
  • Antibiotics 
  • Tube maintenance
  • Ostomy care / management 
  • Extensive teaching to patients, family, and caregivers regarding disease processes, symptom management. 


Additional Services offered: 

Physical Therapy for rehab after hospitalization for illness or surgery during which there has been a decline in mobility. Education to patients and/or caregivers home exercise programs, utilization of assistive devices and home safety.

Occupational Therapy to teach safety in activities of daily living, upper extremity strengthening and education regarding home modification for safety

Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy for pediatric patients is also available for children who are developmentally delayed.

Short-term Home Health Aide non-skilled services to assist with personal care while regaining strength and independence.

Home and Community Based Waiver services which is a Medicaid program which was established to provide services such as Personal Care, Homemaking, and Respite to prevent patients from having to be institutionalized is a nursing home . 



  • Licensed for Home Health Services by the state of Kentucky
  • Member of the Kentucky Home Care Association
  • Member of the Kentucky Public Home Health Alliance
  • Medicare and Medicaid Certified

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