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Emergency food access resources

Details: Link/share this page: www.kingcounty.gov/covid/emergency-food This page contains information about food access programs and services to help support King County residents during this difficult time. We will continue updating this page as more resources develop.

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COVID-19: Guidelines for restaurants and other food

Details: Food service establishments must require and enforce the use of face coverings by all customers. All customers must wear a face covering at all times while at the food establishment, except when actively eating or drinking. Some people are exempt from …

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When food workers have COVID-19

Details: Food businesses must notify Public Health within 24 hours if you suspect COVID is spreading in your workplace or if there are two or more confirmed or suspected cases among your employees in a 14-day period. At this time, food business employers are highly encouraged to report single cases of COVID-19 among employees to Public Health

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Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfection for food

Details: Food-contact surfaces are dishes, utensils, and equipment that come into direct contact with food.(e.g., mixing bowls, cutting boards, serving spoons, blenders, etc.) Non-food contact surfaces include food preparation, food storage areas such as counters, tables, pantries, shelving units, appliances, etc. They are areas used to store, prepare, or serve food and are touched by food …

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Phase 2 Guidelines for King County Food Establishments

Details: distancing at food and drink pick-up stations and dining area. Table service is when servers take guests’ orders at their table and bring them their food. 4. All parties and tables must have 5 guests or less. 5. Guest occupancy must be 50% of maximum building occupancy or lower as determined by the local Fire Marshall.

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Food business permits

Details: A temporary food business is an establishment operating at a fixed location for not more than twenty-one (21) consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration. (WAC 246-215-01115(124)(a)(b)). Mobile food establishments Mobile Food Establishments include food carts, trailers, and trucks as well as food kiosks.

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Food Protection Program

Details: In Seattle and King County, there are about 11,000 "permitted" permanent food establishments, including restaurants, food and espresso carts, coffee shops, delis and the fresh food sections of grocery stores. Each of these establishments has owners, managers and employees who have passed a test on handling food safely and received a food worker

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Food: Too Good to Waste

Details: About a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks. That’s enough to feed two billion people. Fighting Food Waste external link – from Quest According to the United Nations, 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted each year while nearly 900 million people around the world struggle each day with hunger.

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How to get a food worker card

Details: 2 YEARS: If this is the first time you have gotten a food worker card 3 YEARS: Your first food worker card is valid for 2 years, before your card expires you must take the food safety training class and pass the exam again.If you renew your card within 60 days prior to expiration date, then it is valid for 3 years. 5 YEARS: If you have a current permit and can show that you have had 4 hours of

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Search restaurant inspections

Details: Food protection; Inspection reporting system; Search restaurant inspections Search restaurant inspections restaurants rated so far! Can't find your restaurant? Find inspection records for all food establishments. Learn more about the food safety rating system.

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Food safety in your home kitchen

Details: Not cooling food the right way is the biggest cause of foodborne illness. Germs grow quickly, and/or toxins can form. Reheating to the proper temperature before serving again is very important, too. Follow these food safety ways: If food has been sitting at room temperature (in the "danger zone") for up to 2 hours, refrigerate it or reheat it.

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Risk levels and permit classifications

Details: General Food Service categories (Restaurants, Food Processors and Taverns) are based upon seating and the risk level involved. Classifications are also listed for bakery operations, caterers, grocery stores, meat/fish markets, bed and breakfast operations, schools, non-profit organizations, etc.

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Increases in Food Needs in King County, WA

Details: food during the last 7 days (responses between June 4-30).5 This represents about 268,000 adults in the tri-county area. Younger adults (ages 18-44), low-income adults (<$25,000/year), adults with less than a high school education, and adults who had never been married were more likely to lack sufficient food …

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Healthy Eating Active Living Program (HEAL)

Details: Basic Food Program. Washington state's Basic Food is a food and nutrition program for individuals and families who need help affording healthy foods. This page will help you apply for the Basic Food Program so that you can get monthly benefits to buy food …

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Mobile food service business permit

Details: Mobile Food Establishments include food carts, trailers, and trucks as well as food kiosks. Before constructing, remodeling, or changing ownership; mobile food establishment owners must submit plans for review and approval.

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Smart storage: keep it fresh

Details: What do food date labels really mean? Date labels are confusing and can lead to needlessly throwing away good food. With the exception of infant formula, they pertain to product quality, not food safety. Learning the difference between “sell-by”, “use-by” and “best-by” dates is a great first step toward storing smart.

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disinfection for food distribution

Details: Food donors are people, groups, and organizations that donate food to DFDOs. A donated food distribution organization is a charitable organization that provides food, free of charge to the public (e.g., shelters serving people experiencing homelessness).

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Farmers Market plan guide and food service permit

Details: Supporting local farms is a key element of King County Executive Dow Constantine's Local Food Initiative, which is designed to increase access to healthy food, better connect consumers to producers, and forge a more resilient farm-to-plate chain to counter the effects of climate change. Link/share our site at www.kingcounty.gov/foodsafety/farmers

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CARES Act Food Security Assistance Program Grant Awardees

Details: Through the CARES Act Food Security Assistance Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County awarded 30 agencies across King County through the end of December. These organizations applied for a mixture of only distributing food vouchers, only distributing culturally appropriate foods, as well as some who will do both.

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Plan guide for permanent food service plan review

Details: Food Plan Review Guide 02.10.2020 Plan Review and Permitting Guidelines for the New Construction or Remodeling of a Food Service Establishment This guide is to help you through the food service plan review process. Use the checklist starting on page 15 to make sure that you have all of the necessary information for your plan packet.

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Online class and test

Details: The Do it Right, Serve it Safe! online training is the only authorized site to provide you with a valid food worker card in an online format in Washington state. Any other website or online service claiming to provide certification or comparable online testing to obtain your Washington state Food Worker Card is not valid.The link above takes you to the official website for obtaining your

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Online application for Permanent Food Plan Review

Details: Site Plan-show the facility in relation to wells (if applicable), septic systems (if applicable), streets, sidewalks, parking, and garbage areas.: Menu - provide a detailed menu of all the food and beverages you will be serving or a list of food and beverages you will be selling.: Floor Plan - provide a floor plans of the entire facility. Floor plan must show location of all equipment (sinks

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Foodborne illness outbreaks

Details: Read more from U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Stanley: Wood Ear Mushrooms - Dried Fungus (September 2020) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Infections Linked to Wood Ear Mushrooms. This outbreak appears to be over. Outbreak

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Child Care Food Handling Procedures During COVID-19

Details: Follow food safety guidelines: separate raw meat from other foods (store on the bottom shelve in a pan or on a plate), cook foods to the right temperature (use a thermometer to check), and refrigerate foods promptly (cold foods should be at 41° Fahrenheit, or less, within 4 hours of cooking or preparing). Note

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Online application for Mobile Food Plan Review

Details: Menu and Food Preparation Steps - list of food and beverage items to be prepared and served, food preparation flow chart: Operating Procedures - hours of operation, water & wastewater tank maintenance, and cleaning schedule: Restroom availability letter for each stop that lasts longer than 1 …

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Permanent food service business permit

Details: A permanent food business is an establishment operating at a fixed location for more than twenty-one (21) consecutive days. The Food Protection Program reviews and approves applications for the construction of new food establishments or the remodeling of existing ones.

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Healthy Food Availability & Food Bank Network Report

Details: healthy food access related to income and race/ethnicity. To date, simply improving the availability of healthy food has not been enough to drive improvements in diet quality and health outcomes, or to close the healthy-eating gap between high- and low-income households. Our understanding of healthy

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Catering and home-based food establishments

Details: Catering food businesses need a food service permit to prepare and serve food to private parties and events. It is required that a catering business be operated from an approved commissary kitchen. The commissary is an essential part of a caterer's operation and must have facilities for supply storage, equipment cleaning, food preparation and

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When and why Public Health closes a food establishment

Details: Contamination of food by food workers' hands, other foods, or food preparation surfaces. This is why hand washing, no bare hand contact with ready to eat foods and the washing, rinsing and sanitizing of food preparation surfaces is vitally important.

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Food Banks: Seattle Updated: 5/08/20 Operational Phone …

Details: Food Banks: Seattle 1 Updated: 5/08/20 Agency. Location. Elgibility. Operational Status Days/Hours. Other Information. Address. Phone Number Website. Asian Counseling and Referr ACRS Food …

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Opportunities for Increasing Access to Healthy Foods in

Details: Definitions of healthy food, access to healthy food and food systems. The major themes for the rest of the chapter are: Healthy food access is a component of many interrelated systems, and problems with food access require collaborative solutions.

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King County Healthcare and Food Insecurity Learning

Details: Food Insecurity Screening Community of Practice. The Food Insecurity Screening Community of Practice is a group of healthcare providers and its purpose is to end hunger by improving and developing interventions in healthcare facilities to connect patients to food resources.

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Mobile Food Unit Plan Review and Permitting Guide

Details: “Limited Food Service” means a food establishment with a limited menu in a building without permanent plumbing. “Menu” means the types of foods that will be served and how they are prepared. “Mobile Food Unit” – means a food service that can be easily moved from one location to another, such as a …

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Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting: Procedures for

Details: Procedures for Food Establishments leaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are all similar but different ways to help prevent OVID-9. leaning and sanitizing is part of daily procedures. Disinfection is not approved for food contact surfaces. LEANING Removes soiled surfaces to allow effective sanitizing or disinfecting.

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Environmental Health's online services portal

Details: Credit-card based fees for limited services including renewing annual operating permits for food establishments, pet businesses, pools and more); obtaining plumbing, gas piping and backflow assembly permits; temporary food event permits, Farmers Market permits; filing complaints about an environmental condition; requesting refunds; and checking status of permit applications.

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Pet assistance program

Details: Displays the locations, by list, where food banks are available. Whether you click on the list or the pin on the map, contact information will be provided. Provides the ability to share information, whether it's for social or to send as an email, or simply to save the link.

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The food inspection reporting system

Details: Food establishments that sell or serve food to the public must get an annual permit and be inspected by Public Health - Seattle & King County. These establishments include restaurants, food and espresso carts, coffee places, delis, the fresh food sections in grocery stores, temporary events where food is sold, and more.

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With food insecurity on the rise, Public Health highlights

Details: The food resource map is updated every two weeks and will soon include updated listings of summer meal locations. Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program. Due to COVID-19 school closures, families may be eligible for food benefits they previously received through schools through the new Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program or P-EBT.

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Application to operate a mobile food unit/commissary

Details: Food Establishment Categories and Permit Fees 2019 PERMIT CATEGORY* General Food service- 0-12 seats 6701 - $406 6702 - $615 6703 - $875 General Food Service- 13-50 seats 6711 - $406 6712 - $657 6713 - $927 General Food Service- 51-150 seats 6721 - $406 6722 - $657 6723 - $1,012 General Food Service- 151-250 seats 6731 - $406 6732 - $804 6733

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Application for change of ownership of a food service

Details: Food Establishment Categories and Permit Fees 2020. PERMIT CATEGORY* General Food service- 0-12 seats 6701 - $406 6702 - $615 6703 - $875 General Food Service- 13-50 seats 6711 - $406 6712 - $657 6713 - $927 General Food Service- 51-150 seats 6721 - $406 6722 - $657 6723 - $1,012 General Food Service- 151-250 seats 6731 - $406 6732 - $804 6733

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About Public Health's Food Protection Program

Details: Food safety inspectors close an establishment when: it is found to have 90 or more "red critical" points or more than 120 total points (a combination of red critical and blue violation points). three occurrences of the same red item violation within twelve months with the exception of 5 point red items.

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Get a food worker card online

Details: Title: Get a food worker card online Author: Public Health Seattle & King County Created Date: 7/26/2018 3:43:19 PM

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Code of the King County Board of Health

Details: Code of the King County Board of Health. This edition of the King County Board of Health Code is current through Rule & Regulation No. 08-02, adopted January 2011.

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Snack Handbook for Pre-School and Child Care Programs

Details: Nutritionists are available to assist child care providers with food safety and sanitation, menu planning, mealtime environment, and nutrition education for children, staff and parents. Our multi-disciplinary team also includes public health nurses and a psychologist who offer on-site and telephone consultation, training and health education.

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