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This depends. Anyone inside of Wichita County must have a permit to sell or give away food to the general public, unless the food falls under the Texas Cottage Food Law.
Only Cottage Foods may be prepared at home. Cottage Food Laws and Information can be found here.
Cottage Foods that may be produced in the home are:
For more information click here.
If your employer sells or serves food that is not pre-packaged, the answer is yes. Even Cottage Food Operations must have food handlers cards.
Examples of pre-packaged foods include chips, candy, milk, ice cream, frozen entrees, etc. and would not require a food handler card.
Anyone inside the city limits of Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Iowa Park, and Electra with a public or semi-public aquatic facility must have a permit. Please contact the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Environmental Health Division at 940-761-7820. Residential home pools do not require a permit.
Classes are scheduled throughout the year. For the most up-to-date schedule click here.
Yes, you need to contact the Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Licensing for our area at 940-249-0172.
Yes, a Food Permit is required. Please contact the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Environmental Health Division at 940-761-7820.
When they have a fever, diarrhea, or are vomiting.
Different chemicals used in sanitation have different requirements. It is important to read the label on your chemical and follow its application for its specific use. Do not use chemicals in any manor other that those specifically listed on the label. This is for your safety.
Contact the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District's Environmental Health Division at 940-761-7820.
If the same guest is staying in the same room for an extended amount of time, then they must be changed at a minimum of once per week. Otherwise, the sheets and towels should be changed after each guest leaves per our local ordinance found here.
All permitted businesses must adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio Laws and Federal Laws. Body Art Establishments in the city limits of Wichita Falls must also follow our local Body Art Ordinance.