Food Worker Cards

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All food employees in Spokane County who handle unwrapped foods or beverages are required to hold a current Washington State Food Worker Card (WAC 246-217). Food worker cards are $10.00.

To obtain a card, you must take a course and successfully complete a test covering the course material. Courses and tests are available in eight languages: English, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Cambodian.
Study ahead.  Click here to view a Food Worker Manual.
Option 1: Come to the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD).
Option 2: Do everything online. 
Option 3: Take the class and the test online – pay for & pick up your card at SRHD.
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