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Information on Connecticut Food Handler Cards

Information for foodservice workers in the state of Connecticut can be found on the Connecticut State Department of Health website and on the county department of health websites for each county throughout the state. Many counties and areas throughout Connecticut do not require a universal foodservice or food handler's card or certification. However, there are a number of online agencies offering food handler's certificates for those who wish to take the exam and purchase their card. Prices are generally between $10 and $16 for the permit. Courses very depending on which agency you choose.

View A List of Connecticut Foodservice & Sanitary Agencies.

The following agencies provide information about food service certification and food handler's cards throughout the state of Connecticut including the cities of Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, Hartford, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Shelton, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury and West Haven.

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Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT 06134
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3140&q=387484

Fairfield Health Department
725 Old Post Road Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203) 256-3020
http://www.fairfieldct.org/health.htm

Hartford Health Department
131 Coventry Street Hartford, CT 06112
Phone: (860) 757-4700

Litchfield Health Department
350 Main St Torrington, CT 06790
Phone: (860) 489-0436
http://www.tahd.org/

New Haven Health Department
54 Meadow Street, 9th Floor New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: (203) 946-6999
http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Health/

New London Department of Health
943 North Road (Route 117) Groton, CT 06340
Phone: (860) 448-4882
http://www.ledgelighthd.org/

Windham Health Department
31 North Main Street P.O. Box 1222 Enfield, CT 06083
Phone: (860) 745-0383
http://www.ncdhd.org/

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