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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

University of Illinois Extension offering Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification course and exam in August

The Macoupin County University of Illinois Extension office will be offering the state mandated Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification course and exam. The Illinois Department of Public Health Food Sanitation Code (section 750.540) requires food service establishments to be under the operational supervision of a certified food service sanitation manager during hours of operation. Certificates need renewal every five years.

The two-day course will be held from 9:00am to 3:00 pm at the Macoupin County Extension Office in Carlinville on August 3rd and 4th. Participants are required to attend both days of classes. The exam will take place on the second day. Please bring a photo id.

This class, the materials, and the exam will be offered in English. If you have special needs or require assistance, please let us know during registration for reasonable accommodations. 

The class will be taught by Extension Nutrition & Wellness Educator, Lisa Peterson and provides the minimum classroom work to prepare for the National Certification Examination. Topics include foodborne illnesses, safe food handling, cooking and storage, employee health and hygiene, facility safety and maintenance, cleaning and sanitization.

Please pre-register by June 30th. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling the Macoupin County Extension Office or online at The fee for this course is $115 and includes textbook, class materials, and exam. For any questions or concerns, please call the Macoupin County Extension office at        217-854-9604 or emailing

   University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.



Local Contact: Lisa Peterson, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness,