Environmental Health

Our mission is to provide licenses and inspections in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes and local ordinances for restaurant and food establishments, swimming pools, barber and beauty shops, and child care and nursery school facilities.

Administrative office hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Food Handler Certification Course

The City of Bridgeport Health Department has teamed up with StateFoodSafety.com™ a division of AboveTraining. Inc.™ to provide Food Handler Certification course. The certification is intended for those who work in food service field within City of Bridgeport. The course is offered for $25 and is purchased online with a debit card or credit card. Participants then sign up below to take the exam at the Margaret E. Morton Government Center (999 Broad Street, 2nd Floor Computer Room, Bridgeport, CT 06604) with a proctor from the City’s Environmental Health Division. PARTICIPANTS ARE NOT TO TAKE THE EXAM AT HOME. Exams taken at home will not be signed by a Proctor at Bridgeport Health Department, and unsigned certificates will not be accepted upon inspection.

To register, please click on this link and follow the instructions on the document.

Food Handler Class Dates:

  • June 6th
  • July 11th
  • August 1st
  • September 5th
  • October 3rd
  • November 7th
  • December 5th
  • January 2nd
  • February 6th
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd


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Contact Information

Environmental Health
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: (203) 576-7474