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Food Worker Card Exam

The Washington State Food and Beverage Service Workers permit, also known as a Food Worker Card, is required in Washington State for people that serve unwrapped foods to the public.  Upon completion of the food handler's class, which includes one hour of training and a Washington State exam, a Food Workers Card will be issued.  All food workers are required to have a valid Washington State Food Worker Card within 14 days of employment. 
The food worker card exam is available on-line 24 hours a day at:
As of January 2013 we will no longer be offering formal classes. If you would prefer to not use the online option, we will have Food Worker Card exams available on the first Monday morning of each month. We will have two drop in locations: one on Camano Island  and one on Whidbey Island.
Exam sites will be open on the 1st Monday of the month from 9a.m.-11a.m. 
Food Worker Card Exam Locations:
North Whidbey Family Resource Center
1791 NE 1st Ave 
Oak Harbor WA,  98277
Camano Island Annex 
121 NE Camano Drive
Camano Island WA, 98282
Please call Island County Public Health for information about the 2 drop-in test sites:
Main Telephone 360-240-5554, ext. 28
South Whidbey   360-321-5551, ext. 5554, ext. 28
Camano Island  360-629-4522, ext. 5554, ext. 28..






Related Links
Washington State Department of Health - Food Worker Manual
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