2023/2024 Food Handlers Class Information and Dates
Food Handlers Classes
ALL CLASSES REQUIRE PRE-REGISTRATION BY CALLING THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND SCHEDULING TO ENROLL IN A CLASS
Food Handlers Classes are for those working with foods and food service. The Health Department requires all food service workers to have a current food handlers card, issued by the Health Department.
This course is required for all Marshall County employees that handle food and/or wash dishes. The purpose of this course is to reduce food borne illness and teach sanitary food practices. The course covers proper food handling practices that are required under the 2013 FDA Food Code. Employees must obtain a valid food service worker card within thirty (30) days of hire. A copy of this card must be kept at the place of employment. Employees without a current card after thirty (30) days shall be taken off of the schedule until a current card is issued.
Person in Charge (PIC) trainings
Person in Charge Trainings provide information necessary for all designated PIC's as well as managers, owners and operators of resturaunts an other facilities within Marshall Coounty. This training will cover the 2013 FDA Food Code. Food service facilities are required to have a Person In Chage (PIC) at all times the establishment is open. If unable to show proof of a current PIC or ServSafe Certificate, this a critical violation and a re-inspection fee of $75.00 will be assessed.
Online Food Handler Programs
The Marshall County Health Department has partnered with www.statefoodsafety.com to offer online food service workers classes for purchase. Individuals, whose schedule does not allow them to attend in person classes should participate in this program as an alternative (additional fees apply). No pre-registering is required.
Food Handlers and Person-In-Charge Class Dates (subject to change)
Classes will be held at the:
Marshall County Public Safety Building
601 7th Street,
Moundsville, WV 26041
Classes Held: 9:00am and 5:00pm
August 29, September 26, October 24, November 28, December 19
January 30, February 27, March 26, April 30, May 21, June 25
2 year Marshall County Card: $20.00
2 year Statewide Card: $25.00
2 year Person In Charge Card $75.00
If you have a Serv Safe Certificate (Person In Charge Card) or Serv Safe Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate, you must reister these with the Health Department, the fee for registering these is $10.00.