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University of Illinois Extension serving DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties

Main Office (Macon County)
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (DeWitt County)
8425 Katie Road
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: 217-935-5764
FAX: 217-935-8932
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Piatt County)
210 South Market Street
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: 217-762-2191
FAX: 217-762-2703
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

News Release

Macon County Extension Offering Food Service Sanitation Certificate Training and Exam

This May, the Macon County University of Illinois Extension office is offering the state mandated Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification course and test. Under the Food Service Sanitation Code, the Illinois Department of Public requires all food establishments be supervised by a certified Food Service Sanitation Manager during hours of operation.
The two-day course will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22 and 24, 2017, at the Macon County Extension Office located at 3351 N. Pres. Howard Brown Blvd. in Decatur. Participants must attend both classes. The certificate exam will take place on the second day of classes. Please bring a valid photo ID to the exam.
The class will be taught by Extension Nutrition & Wellness Educator Caitlin Huth and provides the minimum classroom work to prepare for the National Certification Examination. Topics include food borne illnesses, safe food handling, cooking and storage, employee health and hygiene, facility safety and maintenance, cleaning and sanitization. Certificates need to be renewed every five years.

The fee for this course is $115 and includes the textbook, class materials and exam. Classes fill quickly. Please register by April 28 online at or by calling 217.877.6042. If needed, a retest will cost $50 and is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 16.
More information about Macon County Extension or the Nutrition & Wellness program is available online at Find us on Facebook at UI Extension: Nutrition & Wellness: Dewitt, Macon, & Piatt Counties or on Twitter @uie_DMP.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please call 217.877.6042.

Local Contact: Caitlin Huth, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,