Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the office of Environmental Health are closed to the public until further notice. For anyone needing a Plan Review, please submit it via email to Jennifer.Jimenez@Bridgeportct.gov. if you need immediate assistance, please call and leave a message at (203) 576-7680.
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.
1. Go to https://www.statefoodsafety.com/food-handler/bridgeport-connecticut-food-handlers-card, click the “BUY NOW” button, and follow directions to purchase your course.
2. You may choose to complete the training portion of the course at home or at the health department when you are scheduled to take your exam. (You may NOT take the exam portion of the course at home)
3. Call (203) 576-7474 to sign up for a date to take the exam portion at the Health Department and have your certificate signed by the Instructor.
Participants may park on the street.
Food Handler Class 2020 Dates:
Food Service Links
Albertina Baptista, MPH, RS
Deputy Director of Health & Social Services
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7474
Fax: (203) 576-7793