Food Safety


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To become licensed with the Mahoning County Board of Health, please follow the directions in the information links below. If you should have any questions please call the office at 330-270-2855 option 2. 

Food Service Operation (FSO) & Retail Food Establishment (RFE) 

Mobile & Temporary Licenses

For mobiles and temporaries please make sure to look at the requirements and also fill out the drawing page as well


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Education & Training:


The Mahoning County Board of Health now offers ServSafe Classes.

Please check back as classes will be added for 2019.





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Foodborne Outbreaks & Food Poisoning:

If you believe that more than one person has become ill with gastrointestinal symptoms (such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps) from a common food exposure, please call our office at 330-270-2855 option 2.

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Food Safety for the Public:


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To file a food compliant please call our office at 330-270-2855 option 2.


Restaurant Inspections

Mahoning County businesses (except in the city of Youngstown) selling, preparing and/or serving food must meet the requirements of the Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code and be licensed by the District Board of Health Mahoning County.  Once licensed, the establishments must be inspected to ensure they comply with the food regulations to protect the health of the public.  These inspections are now available to view online by clicking the link below.  Please note that only inspections conducted on or after November 1, 2018 are available for online viewing.

Food Facility Inspections  

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Food Safety Information for Restaurants:

What To Do With Food During and After a Power Outage:

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