Due to COVID-19 the expiration date for the Yuma County Health Services District’s permits that are expiring during March and April, 2020 has been extended until May 31st, 2020. Until further notice please submit all permit renewals by mail.
All Yuma County Health Services District Food Handlers Certificates (Health Card) that are expiring during March and April, 2020 have been extended until May 31st, 2020.
To protect the public health within Yuma County by ensuring compliance with County and State sanitation codes.
Environmental Health Division
2200 West 28th Street, Suite 222
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 317-4584
Fax: (928) 317-4583
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Our office is closed weekends and legal holidays.
Food Handler Testing Hours:
Walk-in Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$10 Cash Fee, NO personal checks accepted.
|Food Handler English Study Guide||Guía de Estudio Para El Examen De Manejadores De Alimentos
Mobile Food Units:
Walk-in inspections Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
To request a specific inspection time, call: (928) 317-4584
Vector Control technicians perform trapping and identification of mosquitoes from breeding sites throughout the County. They treat or modify the site in order to control any further breeding. They perform routine spraying of areas previously identified as being infested and of other areas as requested by citizens.
Download mosquito pamphlet English Pamphlet Spanish Pamphlet
For information on Zika visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website https://www.cdc.gov/zika/
Pet Turtles: Cute But Contaminated With Salmonella:
Important information from the FDA about the Salmonella hazard associated with pet turtles can be found here: Buying Pet Turtles
State of Arizona Food Code:
AZ State Food Code
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|Citizen Complaints||Inspectors investigate complaints relating to permitted facilities and to public nuisances that are dangerous to public health. Complaints in reference to sewage, wastewater or zoning issues are need to contact the Department of Development Services Environmental Programs at (928) 817-5000.
|Inspectors perform routine inspections of permitted facilities for compliance with applicable codes. Facilities include bakeries, bars, caterers, child care facilities, food distributors, food processors, food retail stores, hotels, motels, meat markets, restaurants, public and semi-public swimming pools, trailer parks, and school facilities and cafeterias.
|Foodborne Illness Investigations||Inspectors gather data and investigate circumstances that may have resulted in a foodborne outbreak.
|Food Handler Certificate
Food Handler Study Guides
English or Spanish
Administration staff conducts the Food Handler Certificate Program. Individuals who handle, prepare, serve, sell, give away food, or handle food preparation utensils and equipment are required to pass a 25 question true/false test.
|Vector (Mosquito) Control
Mosquito Control & Prevention
West Nile Virus Q & A
|Vector Control technicians perform trapping and identification of mosquitoes from breeding sites throughout the County. They treat or modify the site in order to control any further breeding. They perform routine spraying of areas previously identified as being infested and of other areas as requested by citizens.
Consumer Food Safety Links
|Consultation services and referrals to appropriate agencies. Presentations to groups are available upon request, i.e., vector control, food handling, etc.|
State of Arizona Links:
Use ADEQ Air Quality Online Complaint Form to file a formal complaint or report a possible violation of environmental law or rule. ADEQ compliance officers will use the information to follow up on the complaint.