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MCHD begins COVID 19 vaccines for children 6 months - 5 years Monday, June 27, 2022

2022 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.

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).

Food Handlers and Person-In-Charge Class Dates (subject to change)

Classes Held at 9:00am and 5:00pm

January 25

February 22

March 29

April 26

May 24

June 28

July 26

August 30

September 27

October 25

November 29

December 13

Fees:

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.