Environmental Health

Our environmental Health Program provides a wide array of services designed to protect the health of our residents and those that visit our county. Our sanitarians work closely with the Office of Environmental Health Services of the WV Bureau for Public Health.

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Campgrounds

Campgrounds are among the facilities and institutions covered under the General Sanitation Legislative Rule (64 CSR 1S).

A permit to operate must be issued by the Wayne County Health Department. Please refer to the West Virginia Public Health Sanitation webpage for specific information.

Our sanitarians also inspect all Food Service facilities on campgrounds.

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Food Safety & Food Handlers Class

A person who wishes to serve food to the public is required by law to first obtain a permit from the Wayne County Health Department.

These permits are issued following a review of facility plans/menu and assuring compliance with West Virginia’s Food Code.

Routine inspections during the operation of the food service assess the operator’s success in assuring that routine practices are conducted in a safe and sanitary manner.

Restaurant Permits

Once Plan approval is granted, the establishment must be inspected and an operational permit issued prior to opening.  Food service establishments are then inspected a minimum of once each six months in accordance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 2005 Food Code, PDF versions of the document are available by clicking this link.  If you have further questions about opening a food service establishment, please contact the Environmental Health Section of the Wayne County Health Department at (304) 272-6761.

Food Service Worker Card & Course Info

This course is required for all Wayne 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 2005 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.

Pre-registration is required for the classes at the health department – please call (304) 272-6761 to schedule for the class. The class will last about two (2) hours.

 

Food Safety & Food Handlers Classes

A person who wishes to serve food to the public is required by law to first obtain a permit from the Wayne County Health Department.

These permits are issued following a review of facility plans/menu and assuring compliance with West Virginia’s Food Code.

Routine inspections during the operation of the food service assess the operator’s success in assuring that routine practices are conducted in a safe and sanitary manner.

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Clinical Services

We offer a wide range of clinical services to our patients which include Immunizations, Blood Pressure Screening, and more.

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Environmental Health

Our environmental Health Program provides a wide array of services designed to protect the health of our residents and those that visit our county.  Our sanitarians work closely with the Office of Environmental Health Services of the WV Bureau for Public Health.

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General Health

In addition to clinical services, our nursing staff at the Wayne County Health Department promote community health in many other ways including School Health Events and Health Fairs.

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Epidemiology

In addition to clinical services, our nursing staff at the Wayne County Health Department promote community health in many other ways including School Health Events and Health Fairs.

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Food Safety & Food Handlers Classes

A person who wishes to serve food to the public is required by law to first obtain a permit from the Wayne County Health Department.  These permits are issued following a review of facility plans/menu and assuring compliance with West Virginia's Food Code.  Routine inspections during the operation of the food service assess the operator's success in assuring  that routine practices are conducted in a safe and sanitary manner.

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Other Services

Our other services like Threat Preparedness and Tobacco Resources are geared to educate you and keep you safe.

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