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NEW YORK FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

Chautauqua County Specific Requirements –

  • County requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public.
  • Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Classroom & on-line courses are acceptable.
  • Check with local health department to determine where to obtain approved food worker training, test, and card.
  • Food service workers are required to obtain a food handler card within 30 days of beginning work.
  • Must be renewed every 5 years.

Monroe, Livingston & Schenectady County Specific Requirements –

  • County requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public.
  • Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Classroom & on-line courses are acceptable.
  • Check with local health department to determine where to obtain approved food worker training, test, and card.
  • Food service workers are required to obtain a food handler card within 30 days of beginning work.
  • Must be renewed every 3 years.

Tioga County Specific Requirements –

  • County requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public.
  • Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass a Tioga County Health Department approved exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Check with local health department to determine where to obtain approved food worker training, test, and card.
  • Food service workers are required to obtain a food handler card within 30 days of beginning work.

Broome County Specific Requirements –

  • County requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public.
  • Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass an approved ANSI certified exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Handler Permit.
  • Check with local health department to determine where to obtain approved food worker training, test, and card.
  • Food service workers are required to obtain a food handler card within 30 days of beginning work.

All other New York Counties –

  • Obtaining a valid food handler card is voluntary for all other counties in New York.