Food Hygiene Program
It is the responsibility of Environmental Health to ensure that food service establishments regulated by the division are operated in a safe and sanitary manner to minimize the occurrence of food-related illnesses.
Environmental Health licenses and inspects food service operations in institutional and other facilities.
Food Facilities Included
- Adult Day Cares
- Afterschool Meal Programs
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Child Caring Agencies
- Civic Organizations
- Crisis Stabilization Units
- Detention Facilities
- Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers
- Fraternal Organizations
- Intermediate Care Facilities
- Movie Theaters
- Nursing Homes
- Private/Public Schools
- Residential Treatment Facilities
- Short Term Residential Treatment Facilities
- Transitional Living Facilities
Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County provides the required Chapter 66 Food Service Managers training for all Pinellas County licensed facilities.
- Food Service Managers courses are offered 2-3 times annually, call 727-538-7277 for class availability. Cost for managers course is $50.00 per person.
- Plan Review / Licensing
- Regulation / Inspection
- Complaint investigations
- Manager Trainings
- Technical Assistance for New and Existing Establishments
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a permit?
Where can I see inspection results for a Health Department inspected facility?Follow these instructions.
Where can I find more information about the Florida Department of Health’s role in these facilities?https://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/food-safety-and-sanitation/index.html