Coos County Food Handlers

Anyone whose job covers handling food, beverages or utensils are required to obtain a food handler’s card. While a food handler’s card in Oregon allows you to work in any county, you are advised to check with the country health department for additional information. Please see below for Coos County contact information. Coos County has a population of 63,000 and is named after the indigenous American tribe residing in the region.

In addition to issue food handler’s card,Coos County Environmental Health regulates and issues licenses for restaurants including temporary food establishments. To work in Coos County as a food worker, you must provide proof of a valid food handler permit issued by any county in the state of Oregon. The card is also called a Food Worker Card in Oregon.

Food Handler’s Card Information

  • The county offers a food safety manual available at local public libraries.
  • Testing can be completed online or in person. If you take the training course, there will be a test after the training course.
  • Testing fee will be $10.


Coos County Public Health / North Bend Annex
Environmental Health Office Room 235
1975 McPherson Street #1 (Corner of Virginia & McPherson)
North Bend, Oregon


Phone: 541-751-2431


The office is open Monday to Friday, but the test is only given on Wednesdays from 8 am to 11:00 am.

To find out more about how to study and pass the food handler’s card test, visit our Study Guide & Practice Exam section to best prepare for the test.