The Lincoln Trail District Health Department protects the health of our community through inspections of retail food establishments within our six-county district, including Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington. The LTDHD Environmental Program is responsible for the inspection of retail food establishments including restaurants, fast food outlets, grocery stores, convenience stores, bars, schools, Head Start programs, nursing homes, hospitals, bakeries, temporary event booths and mobile food units.
- LTDHD operates under the Kentucky Food Code, which has adopted the 2005 FDA Food Code standards.
- CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST OF PERMIT FEES
BOIL WATER ADVISORY INFORMATION
- Do Not Drink Sign (post on drinking fountains, soda dispensers/fountains, etc.)
- Procedures for the Public
- Procedures for Food Service Establishments
TEMPORARY FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Temporary food establishments include pushcarts, mobile food units, farmer’s market stands where food is prepared and served and any other food service operating in a certain location for no more than 14 days.
PERSON IN CHARGE TRAINING
Each food establishment is required to have a manager on duty who is trained in sanitation and safe food handling at all times. LTDHD conducts monthly Person in Charge Food Training. The classes are free, but there is a $40 non-refundable fee to take the written exam for certification. Exam fees are reduced to $30 if paid at least 30 days in advance. Certification is valid for three years. You MUST register to attend any PIC class. To register by email send request to Hope Rogers HopeM.Rogers@ky.gov , or you may call the District Environmental Office at (270) 769-1601, Ext. 1024. If you register and cannot attend, please call to cancel.
- CLICK HERE to Download the 2005 FDA Food Code PIC Requirements
- CLICK HERE for the Person in charge study guide
- CLICK HERE for the Person in charge payment form
- CLICK HERE for the Person in charge card application(if you need another copy of your PIC card)
Person In Charge class dates are:
- Wednesday November 8th 2017 (Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-2:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Wednesday December 13th 2017 (Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-2:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Online Initial PIC Food Training is also available through statefoodsafety.com for $100. CLICK HERE
- Re-certification is available online through statefoodsafety.com for $50. CLICK HERE (to renew expiring PIC Food Training only, not for initial training)
Alternatives for Person in Charge Training
LTDHD will accept food certification from other sources. Below is a list of approved sources. LTDHD will review a course not listed and determine if it is an acceptable alternative. A $10 review fee will apply. All alternative courses must be Manager Level Training, not Food Handler Level Training.
- ServeSafe (Must be Manager Level Training w/ Proctor)
- Louisville Metro Health Department
- Lexington–Fayette County Health Department
- National Registry of Food Safety Professional
LTDHD Person in Charge Training Ordinance
Get information on LTDHD PIC Training Ordinance
Get information on foodborne illness and prevention.
EMPLOYEE HEALTH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Employees must report the following symptoms to the PIC:
- Sore Throat with fever
- Boil containing puss
- Open cuts and sores
Employees must report diagnoses or exposure of the following to the Health Department:
- E. Coli
- Hepatitis A
- Shigella Disease
- Salmonella Typhi
For more information about food service inspections, contact Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
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