Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Environmental Health

COVID-19 SUPPORT EXTENDING RENEWAL DEADLINE FOR ANNUAL LICENCES

The YCCHS Environmental Health Department would like to provide reassurances regarding our departmental duties to public health and safety, as well to our working relationships with our licensed operators, as we move forward together in dealing with the current Public Health Emergency.

It is our responsibility to protect public health; we believe that depends on building relationships and communicating information to better serve our community together. We do not intend for that partnership to cause any added hardship to our applicants and licensees.

In support of this effort, the department will extend our renewal deadlines for annual license holders and waive late fees on past-due renewals. The department will refrain from collections efforts on previously-incurred inspection or penalty fees.

We are here to serve our community. For questions regarding best practices of an operation with the most current restrictions, please visit http://www.yavapai.us/ and/or https://azgovernor.gov/executive-orders.

Operators with questions about the billing records for their facility should contact the Environmental Health Administrative Assistant, Jacquie Hair, at 928-442-5510 or EH@yavapai.us.

Inspections – Food Facilities

Our inspectors closely monitor food temperatures. We also consider how food is prepared, stored, displayed and protected. Our unannounced inspections include, but are not limited to the following establishments:

  • Eating and Drinking
  • Retail Food Markets
  • Child Day Care
  • Adult Assisted Living
  • Hospital Food
  • Schools
  • Children’s Camps
  • Meat markets
  • Deli’s
  • Mobile Food Unit
  • Food Processors
  • Bakeries
  • Grocery Stores
  • Food Caterers
 

Online Food Facility Inspections Results 

Winners of our Golden Plate Award 

We also do plan reviews of new and remodeled facilities to be sure they will substantially meet 2017 FDA Food Code .

Special Events Inspections and Coordination

Special events are temporary food service concessions. YCCHS inspects and licenses these vendors.

Swimming Pool/Spa Inspections

Our pool inspections include, but are not limited to...

  • Public and Semi-public swimming pools
  • Public and Semi-public Spas
  • Public and Semi-public wading pools

Hotel and Motel Inspections

This includes Plan Reviews of new and remodeled facilities.

School Grounds and Camp Grounds Inspections

YCCHS conducts annual inspections to ensure safe and sanitary conditions.

Environmental Disease Control

Food Worker Training/Manager Certificate Training

Click here to learn more about training and certification.

Information Links

Complaints

If we find valid complaints regarding sanitary conditions in food service, hotels or motels, or spas and pools, we notify the business owners and require them to make repairs or changes needed to remove the public health hazard. We also respond when we receive complaints about mosquito breeding areas on public or private land.

Fee Schedule 

See Frequently Asked Questions for more details on Environmental Health.

 

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