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Special Event Health Permits Needed for All Food Sale Events

Families and friends gather at the Festival Village's booths for the kind of food you can only get at festival. (From Crucian Christmas Festival's Facebook page)
Families and friends gather at the Festival Village’s booths for the kind of food you can only get at festival. (From Crucian Christmas Festival’s Facebook page)

The Environmental Health Division of the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) advises the public that all food sale events must be approved with a Special Event Health Permit prior to the event. All persons working at an event who will be handling and serving food, beverages or food service items must have a current Food Handlers Health Card.

The Special Events Permits and Food Handlers Health Cards can be obtained between 8:30 a.m. And 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, on St. Croix at the Charles Harwood Modular located at 3500 Estate Richmond, Modular Building 3 (behind Charles Harwood Memorial Complex). Call 718-1311 ext. 3701 for additional information.

The Special Events Permits and Food Handlers Health Cards can be obtained on St. Thomas at 1303 Hospital Ground, Suite 10. Call 774-9000 ext. 4642 for additional information.

More information about the health card process can be found at https://doh.vi.gov/programs/environmental-health/how-obtain-health-card.

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