A quick reminder to check-in with employees about their health on a daily basis. They should be excluded from work if they have any of the following symptoms: cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, or fever. They may return to work after being examined by their health care provider, or if not possible, they should observe the following guidance before returning to work:
- At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since all symptoms have ended; AND
- At least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
See the CDC for more info: https://www.cdc.gov/
Cleaning and Disinfection
Scheduled ServSafe Manager Course Update
- The Spring in-person course that was scheduled for April 30th has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We will be reassessing the situation in future months and will email again once we have set a date. In the meantime, Food Handler training can still be done online with organizations like the National Restaurant Association (ServSafe) and StateFoodSafety. If staff want to obtain a Food Manager Certification, StateFoodSafety now offers a social-distancing-friendly online course and all-online exam proctoring option https://www.
- ServSafe is offering their Food Handler online course (normally $15) for free until April 30th. It can be done in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese. This is a great training for employees who do not need to take the more in-depth Food Manager course. Employees just need to create a ServSafe account and follow the link below.
- Lastly, they also have two short COVID-19 training’s that cover some common sense precautions that employees can take.
- Please click this link for the free course and to access the short COVID-19 trainings.
Please email Sara Budge at firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions. Or call the Environmental Health office at
(307) 732 - 8490
- CDC - Considerations for Restaurants and Bars
- National Restaurant Association COVID-19
- FDA - Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)