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Food Handler Test Hours

Monday - Friday:

8:30am to 11:00am & 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Special Extended Testing Hours:

1st Tuesday of every month - 1:30pm to 6:00pm

The testing process takes 45 minutes to 1 hour. (30 minute video & 35 multiple choice questions)

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Reportable Disease

In Washington State, there are 64 Notifiable Conditions that physicians are required to report to Local and State Public Health officials. The bulk of Yakima Health District’s disease prevention efforts surround these 64 conditions. When a laboratory or doctor’s office reports a condition, we gather information on the patient, conduct an investigation and provide recommendations to the patient and doctor on treatment options.

We not only want to hear from medical providers, but also from members of the community. If you believe that there is an unexpected clustering of an unusual disease in your community, you can contact our Communicable Disease staff at (509) 249-6541 or at (800) 535-5016 ext 541. We are also happy to answer illness questions, although we are unable to diagnose patients.

If you are interested in learning more about notifiable conditions, please visit the Washington State Department of Health Notifiable Conditions page to download a poster and view information about each condition on the list.