Sandusky County Public Health can be contacted 24 hours a day in the event of an after-hours public health emergency. 

Public health emergencies could include:

An immediate environmental health hazard (e.g. drinking water contamination)

An infectious disease of immediate public health concern

(a Class A reportable disease, which requires disease reporters to contact the health department immediately by phone)

Food

Food Service/Food Establishments

 

This division licenses and inspects all businesses involved in retail food sales in Sandusky County, with the exception of Bellevue City. These businesses include restaurants, groceries, schools, carry-outs, food booths at festivals, vending machines, food trailers, drug stores and retail stores. Also, we investigate complaints and possible food-borne disease outbreaks. Our inspections are based on the Uniform Retail Ohio Food Safety Code, which was implemented on March 1, 2001.

 

Temporary Food Requirements

Temporary Foods Application

Application for a license to conduct a vending machine location

Food License Application

 

For a new operation, you will need:

Facility Layout and Equipment Packet

 

Plan Review Application

 

To see Ohio’s Food Code for yourself:

Ohio Food Code (3717-1 OAC)

 

To view the national food recall list and find food safety tips, check out:

https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/food-safety-program/food-recalls

Mobile Food Requirements

Mobile Food Requirements Document

Cottage Food Requirements

Cottage Food Requirements Document

ServSafe

 

ServSafe is a program dedicated to teaching proper ways of handling food.

There are 3 different courses available.

 

For:

Wood County

Erie County

 

National Restaurant Association (Online Course):

-For ServSafe Managers

-For ServSafe Food Handler: http://www.servsafe.com/ss/foodhandler/ & http://www.foodhandlerusa.com/