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Food Handler Safety Training Card Program

The Food Handler Safety Training Card (Health Card) program remains suspended until further notice. Food Handlers will NOT be required to have their cards with them, and new employees or employees that need to renew their cards are allowed to temporarily work without cards. Food establishments will NOT be assigned demerits for food handlers without cards during this period. Informational resources are still available on our website at www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/programs/food-handler-safety-program/.

El programa de la Tarjeta de Capacitación y Seguridad para Manipuladores de Alimentos (Tarjeta de salud) permanece suspendido hasta nuevo aviso. NO se requerirá que los manipuladores de alimentos tengan sus tarjetas consigo, y los nuevos empleados o empleados que necesiten renovar sus tarjetas pueden trabajar temporalmente sin ella. A los establecimientos de alimentos NO se les asignarán deméritos por tener manipuladores de alimentos sin tarjetas durante este período. Para más información visite nuestra página de internet: www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/programs/food-handler-safety-program/.


Text only training guides. Finalized versions coming soon. Refer to the English version for corresponding visuals.

All Food Handler Safety Training Card applicants are required to complete testing at a Southern Nevada Health District location during business hours to obtain their cards.

Free educational materials to help you prepare for the test are available below. The test will continue to be offered in multiple languages to meet the needs of all clients.

More information about the Food Handler Safety Training Testing Process is available in our Frequently Asked Questions (English and en Español).

The Food Handler Safety Training Card offers two types of cards for people employed in or operating a food establishment in Clark County:

Note: A Food Handler Safety Training Card is required for people employed in or operating a food establishment as defined by NRS 446.030. It identifies the cardholder by name and photo as having completed the required food safety training.

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-1099

Updated on: July 24, 2020