Food Handler Class

Online Food handler training is available. English, Spanish, Chinese, and other options are available. This is a third party web site "" that has contracted with the Health Department to provide online classes. You can print off a Food Handler Card after you pass the test. For technical issues please call their customer service at (801) 494-1416. Purchase Online Course.

Food Handler Class Schedule

These are the dates Lafayette County Health Department will offer classes. Classes are held at the Health Department, 547 S 13 Hwy in Lexington. The basic class is approximately 1 1/2 hours. Classes may also be scheduled on-location for new businesses and in special circumstances. Classes may be scheduled on site if 10 or more students can register and pre-pay. The cost for all classes is $20 per student. All employees and management with food preparation duties are required to obtain a Lafayette County food handler's card within 1 month of hiring.

No Class
3:00 PM
6:00 PM


Classes are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Some classes may be scheduled on another day per instructor discretion.

Please call 1-660-259-4371 x2014 at least 24 hours in advance to pre-register. Provide name, drivers license #, and workplace for each applicant to pre-register. If you are registering a group of people fax a list with the required information to 660-259-6250. Failure to properly pre-register will result in a delay in the issuance of the food handler's card.

Current food handler cards from other health jurisdictions may be accepted. Current manager training certification such as ServSafe and Certified Food Safety Professional will be accepted, however, managers must be familiar with the Missouri Food Code requirements.