Food Establishment Services

The Washington County Health Department Environmental Health Environmentalist covers all food service establishments in the county. foodservicelogoThey inspect all food service establishments including food stores, caterers and mobile food service establishments. They also provide consultation for remodeling and new construction of food establishments. In addition to they duties, they investigate consumer complaints of food products and food poisoning.

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The Washington County Health Department Food Specialist covers all food service establishments in the county.  The Food Specialist can be contacted Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. at 812/883-5603, Extension 2003 or at times outside of this period by leaving a message at that extension.  

The Food Specialist inspects all food service establishments including food stores, caterers and mobile food service establishments.  The Food Specialist also provides consultations for remodeling and new construction of food establishments.  In addition to other duties of the Food Specialist, investigations of consumer complaints about food products and food poisoning are also done.  

The Food Protection Section regularly inspects all food service establishments in the county during the fair and various festivals.  All current and previous inspections are available for viewing at the Health Department any time during regular business hours.  Should you have a concern or complaint about any food service establishment, call 812-883-5603, Extension 2003.  

Click to submit a complaint about one of the county's food service facilities or establishments.  

For more information click on the following links:  

♠          Food Service Permit Application 
♠          Temporary Food Permit Application
♠          Food Safety at Temporary Events
♠          Clean Hands for Clean Foods
♠          Wash Your Hands When Preparing Food
♠          Lavese Las Manos Cuando Prepare La Comida (Wash Your Hands When Preparing  Food)
♠          How to Calibrate your Thermometer
♠          Tips on Thawing Food
♠          Tips on Cooking, Cooling or Reheating Food
♠          Information about Ice Usage, Hair Restraints, Hygienic Practices, General Practices  


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Food Handler's Certification

Bed & Breakfast Rule

How to Start a Retail Food Business

Food Labeling & Nutrition

Retail Food Code (410 IAC 7-24)

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