Food Handler Safety Training Card Program

The following Southern Nevada Health District locations are closed due to the COVID-19 response: East Las Vegas; Henderson; Rancho; Laughlin and Mesquite. The Health District plans to resume clinical services on Monday, April 20, 2020. Please check our website for updates and changes to service availability.

The Health District continues to offer clinical services at its Sexual Health Clinic, and primary care services, including telehealth services, are available through the Southern Nevada Community Health Center located at 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107. For more information, go to the Health District website at and the Community Health Center website at

The Food Handler Safety Training Card (Health Card) program is suspended until May 1, 2020. Food Handlers will NOT be required to have their cards with them and new employees or employees that need to renew their cards will be able to temporarily work without cards. Food establishments will NOT be assigned demerits for food handlers without cards during this period.

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: April 9, 2020