A message from the Spokane Regional Health District Food Safety Program:
As of Monday, March 22, 2021, Spokane County will be in Phase 3 of the state’s Healthy Washington — Roadmap to Recovery plan.
The Phase status of each county can be found on the state’s Roadmap to Recovery Dashboard. Updated guidance documents for Eating and Drinking Establishment COVID-19 Requirements can be found here. Open-air and outdoor seating requirements can be found here.
Please contact your area inspector or Foodsafetyprogram@srhd.org if you have questions.
Thank you for your continued efforts to meet the challenges posed by COVID-19. Your work is instrumental in helping us to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our area.
Routine inspections have resumed with some adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An inspector generally starts the process by contacting you by phone to discuss food safety risk factors, COVID-19 prevention, and review your written procedure(s) to help ensure you are in compliance with the current region Phase requirements. A written COVID-19 prevention procedure is required and must be available to the inspector during an onsite inspection.
After the phone discussion, a representative from SRHD will conduct an on-site inspection while following all appropriate COVID-19 prevention protocols and procedures.