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As your health department, we offer a variety of wellness and
environmental health services to all Winnebago County residents.
For your good health and that of our community, we provide numerous programs focused
on wellness promotion throughout each life stage, injury and violence prevention,
disease prevention, disaster preparedness and response and environmental safety.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT NEWS


Food Code Trainings (Entrenamiento sobre el código alimentario-Desplácese hacia abajo para español)

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is implementing changes to the food code based on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s adoption of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 2013 Food Model Code. The changes will be in effect starting January 1, 2019.

WCHD is holding education trainings on the new food code for food and beverage establishment owners and operators. These trainings will identify crucial steps to preventing foodborne illness and help food operators understand the changes they need to implement this year in order to be in compliance with the code.

Food Code Education Training sessions will be held at the Winnebago County Health Department, 555 N. Court Street, Rockford, IL 61103 at the dates and times below:

  • Monday, January 14, 2:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2:00pm
  • Monday, February 11, 2:00pm
  • Thursday, February 21, 2:00pm
  • Monday, March 11, 2:00pm
  • Thursday, March 28, 2:00pm
  • Monday, April 8, 2:00pm
  • Thursday, April 25, 2:00pm
  • Additional Training Will Be Posted Here

Pre-registration is required. Click Here to register for a 2 hour Food Code Training.

Se requiere inscripción previa. Haga clic aquí para registrarse en una sesión de 2 horas sobre los cambios del código alimentario.