Residents have two more chances to place canned goods in plastic bags at the curb to help keep food bank shelves stocked during the summer months.
Try to stay hydrated and as cool as possible during this heatwave.
06/30/2018 11:27 AM
You can get free email or text alerts in the event of inclement weather that affects county roads, programs or services.
Vector-borne illnesses are on the rise nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
The Somerset County Department of Health has been named to the 2017-18 New Jersey Influenza Honor Roll.
05/01/2018 3:30 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