State Website:

Community Hotline: 1-800-722-5725

Local Frankfort/Franklin County information:

Franklin County Specific Covid-19 News


COVID Utility Assistance Available

Franklin County residents, who are past due on utilities because of the COVID pandemic, can apply for utility assistance through Blue Grass Community Action Service office at (502) 695-5615.

Team Kentucky Homeowners Assistance Fund

The purpose of this program is to assist Kentucky homeowners in avoiding foreclosure or loss of utility services by providing direct relief. Eligible uses of this money includes: mortgage assistance for up to six (6) months and/or mortgage reinstatement of past due...

Judge Wells Urges Caution during local COVID Surge

The Franklin County Health Department is reporting a surge in COVID-19 Cases. As of Monday (12/27/21), there were 170 active cases in the County. Deputy Director Brittany Parker reports, “We are seeing a surge in cases, with December 2021 being the 4th highest in...

Who should get a COVID-19 booster shot?

The CDC has recently expanded the eligibility of those who should receive a booster dose. Please see the infographic below for more information on this topic. If you have any additional questions please contact the Franklin County Health Department, KY at (502)...


New FREE testing opportunities in the community! Starting tomorrow, October 2nd, there will be weekend testing opportunities available. WHO? Open to the community. Results in 24-72 hours. Negative results will be notified via e-mail. Positive results will be called by...


Gravity Diagnostics will be providing free PCR Drive-thru COVID-19 testing for the entire community.Thanks to a partnership with FCHD, Gravity, Franklin County and Frankfort Independent school systems.Gravity Diagnostics will be performing the test. NO...


The Franklin County Health Department will be hosting their first off-site walk-up clinic TODAY at First United Methodist Church downtown from 4-6pm - no appointment needed. We will have 100 Johnson & Johnson vaccines available and will be offered at a first come,...

Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Need to report Unemployment Insurance Fraud? You can complete that task by filling out the form via the link below: