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Health Department Hours:

                                                   Monday -Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm 

Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vaccine Information
Immunizations are $10 per vaccine and $5 for each additional vaccine.
Ex: 2 vaccines are $15.
Call for eligibility

Flu Vaccines are $20 each

Tuberculosis Skin Tests are $25 each
Administered on Monday - Wednesday and Friday

We only accept cash or checks for payment

Free STD Health Screenings 1st & 3rd Friday's from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Appointment flyer for Health Screenings

For more information or to make an appointment call - 409-550-1067

Monthly Health Inspection Reports 
Food Vendor Information

                               3rd Annual Food Establishment Training                                Monday, February 11, 2019
Guest Speakers: Mary Lynn Walsh, Sysco Corp.

                Dave Chaney, ECOLAB & Mitchell Brown, Ben E. Keith

 Plus more Vendors, door prizes and food!!

             FREE Registration 8:00am, Presentations - 8:30am - 12:30pm                                        located at the Lumberton HS Performing Arts Center                          103 S. LHS Dr., Lumberton, TX 77657

Breakfast & Lunch provided

Food Handler and Food Manager Certification Info:

Food Handler Class      February 25. 2019, 8:30 am -  H.C. Annex Building


                             Food Manager Class      January 28, 2019 - 8:30-4:30 - H.C. Annex Building                                                                         1135 Redwood, Kountze, TX 77625

Food Handler - Registration Form Spanish Registration Form
                         (Spanish class by appointment only)
                   Class is $15.00.  Please arrive 15 minutes early if you did not prepay.
                                      All classes are held at the NEW Hardin County Annex Building unless noted                                                    1135 Redwood, Kountze, Texas 77625
                                                For information call: 409-246-5188
**GROUP CLASSES Available at your site - must be 10 or more employees
Online Courses
Food Handlers & Food Managers Certification -

New Business Information
New Food Establishment Kit  - All the information you will need to start a new business in Hardin County. This does not include information you will need from the city if your business is located in the city limits. Please see the city for permits you need. 

Food Permit Application Form
This application is for anyone needing a Food Permit for Hardin County including Mobil Units.

Annual Catering Permit - This permit is for all Catering Establishments, Food truck and trailers that sell food, cook or deliver to Hardin County but the business is not located in Hardin County.

Environmental Checklist
Environmental ChecklistForm for certification of all Foster Parents and Adoptions. This is a free service.

Website Information
TFER - Texas Food Establishment Rules Field Manual
Cottage Food Law 
BBQ Pit Requirements
First Aid Kit Requirements
Water Well Regulations
Hand Washing Poster
Boil Water Advisory
Who Needs a Permit
Proper Thawing
Fresh Produce Tips


Dr. Jana Winberg - Hardin County Local Health Authority

Sharon Whitley - Health Department Director 

Tiffany Guillory -  Public Health Emergency Planner

Sharon Schartz - LVN, Public Health Nurse

Christina Richard - MA, Clerk

ReJena Bolton- Hardin County Environmental Health/Sanitation Inspector


Hardin County Annex, 1135 Redwood (P.O. Box 820), Kountze, Texas 77625 

Phone:  (409) 246-5188
Fax:      (409) 246-4373

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