Director: Jennifer Johnson
known as Food Worker's Cards)
a Food Handler's Card?
Food Handlers cards are required for any employee in a food service
establishment. Grocery checkers and managers of packaged food stores
are included in this definition.
Where do I get a Food Handler's Card?
Cards can be obtained at the Skagit County Health Department, Monday
through Friday, 8:30 - 3:00. Be alert to our holiday and county closure
day schedule. We no longer offer training off-site.
What do I have to do?
There is a 30 -minute video that you need to watch, and then you will
need to take a 32-question multiple-choice test.
How much does it cost?
$10 once you past the test. We accept cash, check or debit card.
How long is it good for?
- The first time
you get a Food Handler's card, it is good for 2 years.
- IF you renew
your card before it expires, you can get a card that is good for
3 years. IF it is past the expiration date of your card, you will
only be able to obtain a 2-year card.
- IF you bring
in a certificate from an approved Additional Food Safety Training
obtained within the last two years, you are eligible for a 5-year
MUST STILL WATCH THE VIDEO AND TAKE THE TEST EVEN WHEN RENEWING YOUR
FOOD HANDLER'S CARD
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