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The Franklin County Health Department administered 413 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday.

The health department has appointments available for Friday’s vaccine event, which will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the FCHD Public Health Center on the East-West Connector.

FCHD will also have a vaccination event on April 16 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Appointments are now open to people age 18 and older for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

FCHD is also providing free COVID testing Wednesday from 9-10:30 a.m. at 100 Glenns Creek Road.

Appointments are required for the vaccine and testing events, and they can be made at www.fchd.org/FCJJ. Those who need assistance making an appointment should call 502-564-7647.

The health department reported two new confirmed cases of COVID Wednesday for a total of 3,750 cases in Franklin County since the pandemic began more than a year ago. Roughly 7.5% of the county's population has been infected.

There are 32 active cases in the county, including seven associated with schools (K-12 and college students and staff).

A total of 3,662 Franklin County residents have recovered from COVID.

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