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.
- Beginning July 1 2019 Kentucky has adopted the 2013 FDA Food Code Standards.
- CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST OF PERMIT FEES (there is a 5% fee for all credit card payments)
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, and farmer’s market stands where food is prepared and served.
- Temporary Food Establishment Application form – print form and bring to your local environmental office
- Temporary Food Establishment Guidelines
- Permit Fee List (there is a 5% fee for all credit card payments)
PERSON IN CHARGE TRAINING
Each food establishment is required to have a someone on duty who is trained in sanitation and safe food handling at all times. A food manager level training is required(food handler certificates not accepted). LTDHD conducts monthly Person in Charge Food Training. There is a $50.00 fee to take the exam and students must be able to pass a written exam. Certification is valid for 3 years. Seating is limited to the first 50 participants registered. To register for one of the listed classes call 270-769-1601, ext. 7015 or ask for Beth Ross. You may also send an e-mail to email@example.com or contact your local environmental office for more information. You can pay by cash, check, credit card or money order before the day of class. Please note there is a 5% fee for all credit card payments. There will be NO payments accepted during the day of class and you will not be admitted into training without paying prior to the training date. You may submit payment to your local environmental office in the health center during normal business hours or send them to our central office, please click here for our locations. All classes are from 9:00AM-1:30PM EST.
- CLICK HERE for the Person in charge study guide
- CLICK HERE for the Person in Charge 2019 Flyer
- CLICK HERE for the Person in Charge 2020 Flyer
- 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 December 11th 2019(Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-1:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Wednesday January 8th 2020(Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-1:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Wednesday February 12th 2020(Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-1:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Wednesday March 11th 2020(Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-1:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
- Wednesday April 8th 2020(Held in HARDIN COUNTY at 108 New Glendale Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701). 9AM-1:30PM. Seating limited to the first 50 participants
ALTERNATIVES FOR PERSON IN CHARGE CLASS
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
- Salmonella (Non-Typhi)
For more information about food service inspections, contact Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
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