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Clean Plate Award Program

The Wood County Health District is pleased to offer “The Clean Plate Award”. The purpose of this distinction is to award those facilities who are dedicated to excellent sanitation and food safety knowledge. This award will be offered on an annual basis, and recipients will receive a certificate of excellence, recognition from the Wood County Combined General Health District, and may also receive local media coverage.

Applying for the Clean Plate Award is voluntary and completing the application is the responsibility of the licensee. Applications are due by April 2, 2018 and will be based off of the combined average points from the 2017 licensing year (March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018) standard inspections.

Eligibility

Facilities must:
  • Be a Food Service Operation or Retail Food Establishment.
  • Have the same license for at least 1 full licensing year.
  • Have no confirmed foodborne illness within 2 years.
  • Have no administrative hearings and no confirmed complaints in the past 2 licensing periods.
  • All applications for license renewals must be submitted prior to March 1st deadline.
  • Meet the requirements below based on your facility's Risk Level.

    • FSO/RFE Risk Level I and II – smaller than 25, 000 sq.ft.
      • Based on the previous year standard inspection. (A copy of the inspections must accompany the application.)
        • Zero (0) Critical violations
        • Two (2) or less Non-Critical violations
    • FSO/RFE Risk Level III and IV – smaller than 25, 000 sq.ft.
      • Based on the combined violation totals from two previous year standard inspections. (A copy of the inspections must accompany the application.)
        • One (1) or less Critical violations
        • Three (3) or less Non-Critical violations
      • At least one (1) manager at the facility must be certified in Level 2 Food Safety. (A copy of the Ohio Department of Health certificate must be provided with the application.)
    • All FSO/RFEs greater than 25,000 sq. ft.
      • Based on the combined violation totals from two previous year standard inspections. (A copy of the inspections must accompany the application.)
        • Two (2) or less Critical violations
        • Three (3) or less Non-Critical violations
      • At least two (2) managers at the facility must be certified in food safety. (A copy of the Ohio Department of Health certificate must be provided with the application.)
    • Mobile Units
      • Based on combined violation total from two standard inspections conducted by Wood County Health District in the previous year. (A copy of the inspections must accompany the application.)
        • Zero (0) Critical violations
        • Three (3) or less Non-Critical violations

Environmental Health Contact information

Phone: 419-354-2702
Fax: 419-353-7201

Click here to download application