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Important Health Information:
For current information on safety concerns in Indiana, please contact the State Board of Health web page at:
 
http://www.in.gov/isdh/
 
If you have further questions or concerns, please contact our office at:
 
Phone: (812) 988-2255http://www.in.gov/isdh/shapeimage_12_link_0

The Brown County Health Department encourages organized community efforts to address public health issues by applying medical, scientific and technical knowledge to prevent disease and promote health.

Call to Schedule
         Food Safety 
       Education Class

This FREE food safety class can be provided either at the County Building or your restaurant or food service establishment.  This is a basic class that discusses the ways to help prevent food borne illness and is geared towards service staff, dishwashers, kitchen help and management.  This is not a certified class and will not meet the requirements for a Certified Food Handler, but it will give staff a working knowledge of the reasons behind some of the Food Code regulations.
 
Contact Jennifer Heller Rugenstein, EHS at the Brown County Health Department to set up a time and location for presentations.  (812) 988-2255
Health Resources:
Adult Stay Well Clinics are held monthly at Hickory Ridge and Sycamore Senior Centers.  Nurses perform general screenings for no charge at these clinics.
 
Home Health Nursing is available with a doctor’s prescription. Services include welfare check, blood pressure and blood sugar checks, and setting up of medications.
Healthcare Planning and Response to Disasters

Click this link for Complete Details: www.ncbrt.lsu.edu 

 
Click on the link below to view/print the registration form:
MGT-409CommunityHealthcare flyer.pdf
http://www.ncbrt.lsu.eduHome_files/MGT-409_Community_Healthcare%20flyer.pdfshapeimage_15_link_0shapeimage_15_link_1

Last Updated 8/20/14

Death Certificates:
As of July 1, 2013 the cost for obtaining a copy of a death certificate has increased to $7.00.  Please contact our office for additional information.
September 4th-5th
         Food Manager’s 
       Certification Class

This ServSafe food safety course will be held at the County Building on Sept 4th and Sept 5th 2014 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM each day.  This is the 6th edition text with 2009 food code updates.  The cost of the class is $125 and includes all required materials and the certification exam. 
 
Contact Jennifer Heller Rugenstein, EHS at the Brown County Health Department for more details.  (812) 988-2255
August 28th
         Recreational Water 
       Illness Training Course

This Recreational Water Illness training course will be held at the County Building on August 28th (All Day).  This is a training course with extensive information on illnesses that can be transmitted via pools, spas, etc..  The cost of the class is $25. The cost of the certification exam is $40. 
 
Email gehsc.ieha@gmail.com to register or for more information.mailto:gehsc.ieha@gmail.comshapeimage_18_link_0
November 12th-13th
    Food Safety Issues 
  in the Event of Disasters:
   Practical Applications

This FREE class will be held at the Brown County Health Department on November 12th and 13th.  The class incorporates interactive and performance based activities to address food safety issues commonly faced in the event of a disaster.  It includes situational assessments, inspectional concerns, salvage and other mitigation strategies related to food retail and processing facilities impacted by a natural disaster.  This is a basic class that discusses the ways to help prevent food borne illness and is geared towards service staff, dishwashers, kitchen help and management.  
 
Contact Jennifer Heller Rugenstein, EHS at the Brown County Health Department for more information.  (812) 988-2255
Upcoming Training Events at the Health Dept: