Food, Lodging & Institutions Program

The Carteret County Food, Lodging, and Institutions Program ensures the public of safe and sanitary food service establishments and other establishments including lodging facilities, adult care centers, seasonal camps, confinement, and nursing care facilities.

Health Inspections

Environmental Health specialists perform health inspections of regulated establishments, review plans for proposed establishments, and issue permits for new establishments and those that change ownership, as required by state and local law.

Food Safety Education
The program also provides food safety education for food service managers and employees and is an active participant in the Public Health Preparedness Team for disease outbreak investigations, disaster response, and bioterrorism response.