Food Service Rules and Documents

Download this pdf file.Food Service Rules and Regulations (511-6-1)   Effective 11/1/2015
* Revised 9/16/20 to reflect changes to the definition of "Food Service Establishment" from SB 345, 9/17/18 to add a provision for “pop-up” restaurants, and 10/21/18 to reflect changes in catering operations to accommodate the motion picture industry. 

Download this pdf file.Food Rules in Spanish
* Does not included the 9/16/20 revision to reflect changes to the definition of "Food Service Establishment" from SB 345.

Contact Environmental Health

Frequently Asked Questions


For COVID-19 related complaints about restaurants or pools, contact the County Environmental Health Office.


COVID-19 Guidance for Pools, Download this pdf file.Water Parks Download this pdf file.Restaurants, Download this pdf file.Tourist Accommodations , and Download this pdf file.Body Art Studios .


For complaints, services, inspections, exams, records, or other locally-related questions, contact your County Environmental Health Office ( Download this pdf file.download pdf  or view as webpage).


COVID Hotline: (844) 442-2681


After Hours Public Health Emergencies

1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584)


State Office: 404-657-6534

Email: environmentalhealth@dph.ga.gov


 

Manuals:

Design, Installation and Construction
Download this pdf file.Foodborne Illness Investigation
Interpretation (Public Health Reasons) (updated 9/11/2019)

Permit/Variance Applications:

Download this pdf file.Regular Food Service Establishment Application
Download this pdf file.Extended Food Service Application
Mobile Food Service Application and Documents
Download this pdf file.Temporary Food Service Organizer Application
Download this pdf file.Temporary Food Service Vendor Application
Download this pdf file.Variance & Waiver Info - Download this doc file.Variance Application (download to fill out electronically) 

Employee Health Information:

FDA Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook
Norovirus:
     Facts for Download this pdf file.Foodhandlers and Download this pdf file.General Public
     Prevention: Download this pdf file.English - Download this pdf file.Spanish  
      Download this pdf file.EPA Approved Disinfectants
Download this pdf file.Employee Health - Red Book  ( Download this pdf file.Chinese and Download this pdf file.Spanish )
Download this pdf file.Employee Illness - Quick Decision Guide (Non-HSP)
Download this pdf file.Employee Illness - Quick Decision Guide (HSP)
Download this pdf file.Employee Illness Interview
Employee Medical Clearance Forms
Download this pdf file.Employee Medical Referral
Download this pdf file.Employee Reporting Agreement
Download this pdf file.Food & Water Illness Complaint
Download this pdf file.Vomiting/Diarrhea Clean-up Poster
      Note: Any equipment used for clean-up of vomit/diarrhea must be discarded. 

Menu Labeling Requirements (FDA Links):

Declaring Calories
Education for Industry, Regulatory, and General Public
Factsheet for Industry

"Pop-Up" Food Service Operations:

Download this pdf file.Pop-up FAQs
Download this pdf file.Pop-up Facilitator Application

Additional Documents:  

Download this pdf file.Code of Conduct
Download this pdf file.Code of Georgia Annotated
Download this pdf file.Conducting Risk-based Inspections
Download this pdf file.Educational Inspection Check-List
Download this pdf file.Food Safety-Role of EHS
Download this pdf file.Inspection Marking Instructions
Download this pdf file.Specialty Foods
Download this pdf file.Temperature Summary Chart

FDA Food Code Online Reference System