The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that roughly 1 in 6 Americans (48 million people)
get some form of foodborne illness each year. Many of these illnesses were acquired in food
The State of Illinois requires food services establishments to have at least one Certified Food
Protection Manager on premises during operational hours. This person is responsible for overseeing
the food handling and preparation process to prevent the occurrence of foodborne illness.
Individuals can succeed in the restaurant industry by earning a Food Service Sanitation Manager
Certification. By attending the course, one will equip them self with valuable knowledge, a solid
understanding of food safety, and keep customers, employers, and employees safe and successful.
Ford County Public Health Department is hosting a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course taught by a Parkland Community Education instructor on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Moyer District Library in Gibson City, IL. The course fee is $170 which includes printed materials and exam. Ford County Public Health Department must have 8 people registered by March 4, 2019 to hold this course. For more information, please contact Ford County Public Health Department at (217)379-9281.
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