A raccoon found in the area of Lake Road in Far Hills has tested positive for rabies.
03/14/2018 4:30 PM
For the third year in a row, a national survey has ranked Somerset County among the top three healthiest counties in New Jersey.
03/14/2018 12:00 PM
If you're 50 or above, or have family risk factors, be sure to get screened for colorectal cancer, which is one of the most preventable cancers.
03/12/2018 4:00 PM
The Consumer Health Division provides education to retail food establishments within its service area. Our Basic Food Handlers' Program is designed to train food operators in safe operation and food preparation practices. This program is offered free of charge to food establishments licensed and inspected by Somerset County Department of Health.
The Basic Food Handlers' Program focuses on the food safety areas that are most likely to cause food borne illness , including:
- Employee Illness
- Food Handling Techniques - Proper Glove Use
- Utensil Sanitizing - Manual and Mechanical
- Personal Hygiene
- Cooking Temperatures
- Hot and Cold Holding
- Date Marking
- Safe Handling of Raw Animal Foods
- Safe Storage of Raw Animal Foods
- Cleaning and Sanitizing of Food Contact Surfaces
- Foodborne Illness
If you are interested in taking advantage of this training, please contact Health Educator Michéle Samarya-Timm at firstname.lastname@example.org