Complete and consistent food handler training is key to keeping our citizens and visitors safe. To kick off the busy tourist season, the Taney County Health Department will host free food handler’s classes March 28, 29, and 30. The classes are held at:

  • Branson City Hall, 110 W Maddox Street,
    March 28 – 9 am to noon
  • Hollister City Hall, 312 Esplanade Drive,
    March 29 – 9 am to noon
  • Taney County Health Department, 15479 US 160 Forsyth Location
    March 30 – 9 am to noon

“This is a great opportunity to enroll in the food handler course offered at no cost,” said Craig Rhoads, TCHD environmental health division manager.

Anyone who works, or plans to work, in a restaurant or other type of food establishment in Taney County is required to successfully complete a food handler’s training course. The course covers safe food handling, cleaning and sanitation guidelines, and basic food safety procedures. This course is regularly offered on a monthly basis, for a nominal fee. It’s also available online in both English and Spanish versions.

Registration for classes is required. Please call the Taney County Health Department at (417) 334-4544 ext. 247 to register today. Seating is limited at all locations. Visit for more information.

320 Rinehart Road 15479 U.S. Hwy. 160
Branson, MO 65616 P.O. Box 369
Phone: (417)334-4544 Forsyth, MO 6565
Fax: 335-5727 Phone: (417)546-4725
Fax: 546-4727

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