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 Counter Closed

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced directives to address the need to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please see the guidance document issued by CDPH regarding Retail Food, Beverage, and Other Related Service Venues.

Closure of Public Counter Services Extended

Food, Beverage, and Other Related Service (March 16, 2020)

Alimentos, Bebidas y Otros Sitios de Servicios Relacionados


The County of Fresno has been granted a variance to proceed further into Stage 2 of the state’s Resilience Roadmap.  This variance will allow restaurants to resume modified dine-in service in accordance with the COVID-19 industry guidelines. 


Prior to re-opening your restaurant for dine-in service, you must complete the COVID-19 Restaurant Operating Procedures (Spanish) and submit your document to the Environmental Health Division. You may email your completed document to  The document may also be faxed to 559-455-4646.

To assist you in completing this document (Spanish) please review the COVID-19 Industry Guidance; Dine-In Restaurants document.  A general checklist for dine-in restaurants is also included.  The checklist is a summary of the guidance document and is designed to assist you in the preparation and implementation of your plan.


Retail stores are permitted to open for curbside and is now expanded to include in-store shopping and should follow California Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Indoor Malls and Swap Meets are not yet permitted to open.   

If you have any questions about the operating procedures, please contact Environmental Health at (559) 600-3357.

COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Retail Food, Beverage, and Other Related Service Venues (3/16/2020)



At this time, the County of Fresno is in Stage 2 Recovery of the California State Order which prohibits the opening of Public Pool Facilities. The State of California has provided a reopening COVID 19 Roadmap. In preparation for the reopening of public pool facilities, the County of Fresno has developed Recreational Health Operational Procedures for the Prevention of the Spread of COVID 19 guidelines that must be completed by pool operators prior to the reopening of their public pool facility.

The following additional links may prove useful regarding public pool facility reopening:

CDC Coronavirus considerations for aquatic venues:

Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19

Coronavirus and swimming information:

CDC guide to Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities

USA Swimming Facility Re-Opening Messaging and Planning

CDC Coronavirus Communication Resources

Add Your Email Address For Our New Permitting System

We are implementing a new Inspection & Permitting System that utilizes email to transmit various information and/or important documents to you. These documents could include Informational Notifications, Operating Permits, Inspection Reports, and Billing Statements.

We are requesting that you identify your main email address with the option to include additional email addresses. Please go to the link Environmental Health Communication Survey to enter your email addresses. You will need your Facility ID number located at the top of your Permit or Invoice.


Our office is no longer accepting cash payments. Payments made at our office must be in the form of a check, money order or credit card. Payments may also be made online or by telephone using a credit card or e-check at: 

Fresno County Environmental Health Bill pay

If you need assistance, please contact our office at (559) 600-3357.


2nd Installment of Health Permit Fees

Fresno County Environmental Health Division performs inspections and provides other services to protect public health. The cost of doing these inspections and providing other services is primarily funded by health permit fees. This is the second year of three planned increases. The list of the new fees approved by the Board of Supervisors for 2019 - 2020 can be found at the link: Health Permit Fees List.

Environmental Health Programs 

 Body Art Program  Consumer Food Program  Emergency Response Team (ERT)  Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA): HazMat Compliance
 Institutional Health  Land Use Program  Lead Hazard Control Program  Liquid Waste Program
 Milk Inspection Program  Organized Camps  Rabies and Animal Control Program  Recreational Health
Solid Waste Program  Substandard Housing  Vector Control Program  Water Surveillance Program

Other EH Information

Fresno County Environmental Health Division's inspection reports are now available online at

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Location: 1221 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor
Mailing Address: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867 
Phone: (559) 600-3357
Fax: (559) 455-4646


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)