- We are not currently printing food handler or manager cards at the health center. If your temporary food handler certificate is going to expire before April 1, please call 816-595-4350 and leave a message.
- All food handler, food manager and aquatic operator classes are canceled through the end of March. Please call 816-595-4350 to reschedule.
- Payments: To make a credit card payment over the phone, call 816-595-4350 and leave a message. You may also submit payment through mail, as it will be collected daily.
- To drop off paperwork at the health center for a food permit, onsite sewage permit, accessory permit, lot split application, or an aquatic venue permit: there is a box located in the corner of the Environmental Health waiting room. This is not a secured box, please do not leave any form of money. If you would like to submit paperwork electronically, call 816-595-4350 and guidance will be given.
- Water samples should be placed in the box on the desk and will be collected by noon each day.
- If you need information on any existing onsite system, please call 816-595-4350 and leave a detailed message.
- Complaints or concerns: Submit here or call 816-595-4350 and leave a message.
- Food Protection
- Onsite Sewage Disposal
- Recreational Waters
- Vector Control
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Find answers to questions commonly asked of the Environmental Health Protection Section.
The Environmental Health Protection Section is responsible for permitting and inspecting all food establishments within the jurisdiction of the Clay County Public Health Center.
Treatment and disposal systems under 3,000 gallons are permitted and inspected by the Environmental Health Protection Section.
The Environmental Health Protection Section permits and inspects all swimming pools and spas that are not residential.
The Environmental Health Protection Section investigates complaints concerning a suspected food illness or other conditions at food establishments, permitted swimming pools, failures of individual sewage disposal systems, lodging establishments and standing water breeding mosquitoes. Complaints may be reported directly to the Environmental Health Protection Section at 816-595-4350.
Mosquitoes may carry viruses, such as West Nile Virus, and be the vector for transmitting these diseases to citizens of Clay County. Standing water is the primary source for mosquitoes to breed.