The Centers for Disease Control estimate that annually 1 in 6 Americans become ill, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses. Ensuring safe storage, preparation and handling of food items at public food service establishments is a key role of our sanitarians. Through food service licensing and routine inspections, the environmental health division works to protect human health.
The following program areas related to food service establishments are administered by the Environmental Health Division:
- Food Service Licensing
- Food Service Inspections
- Food Service Plan Review
- Food borne Illness Investigations
- Food Service Training/Education
- Complaint Investigations
- Food Safety: Download Forms and Signs
- Food Safety: Download Guidance Documents
- Food Safety: Quick Links
- Restaurant Inspection Reports
If you have any specific questions regarding these services, or have an environmental health concern, please contact your nearest office location. Immediate concerns should be directed to (906) 482-7382, Monday thru Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm (EST).