SOUTHERN NEVADA HEALTH DISTRICT – SERVICES UPDATE
Food Handler Safety Training Card services will resume at Health District locations
Services are available by appointment only for first-time clients, grace-period extended for clients seeking renewals or duplicate cards.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 24, 2020
LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District’s Food Handler Safety Training Card program will resume operations for first-time clients on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Services will be available by appointment only. First-time food handler safety training card applicants can make an appointment by calling (702) 759-0595. New card applicants will have until Dec. 31, 2020, to obtain their card. Food facilities will not receive demerits if a first-time applicant is working without a card at this time.
Appointments for clients applying for a renewal or duplicate card will be available after the first of the year. Renewing food handler safety card applicants will not be subject to late fees, and businesses will not receive demerits for employees working with an expired card. The moratorium on the regulation will expire June 30, 2021. Beginning July 1, 2021, facilities will be assigned demerits if staff are not in compliance and do not possess a current food handler safety training card.
Food Handler Safety Training Card Services are available at the following locations by appointment only:
- Southern Nevada Health District Main Facility
280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, 89107
- East Las Vegas Public Health Center
60 N. Nellis Blvd., Suite E12, Las Vegas, NV 89110
- Henderson Public Health Center
220 E. Horizon Dr., Suite C, Henderson, NV 89015
More information about the Food Handler Safety Training Card Program, including a training book in multiple languages, is available at www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/programs/food-handler-safety-program/.
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.