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Food Program

 

Licensed Food Establishment:

I want to open a restaurant or retail food establishment…

Please contact the Adams County Health Department at (217) 222-8440 with any questions.

 

Temporary Food Stand:

I want to have a temporary food/retail food stand…

 

Additional Food Information:

 

Codes:

 

Obtaining a Liquor License:

To obtain a liquor license in the City of Quincy, call (217) 228-4500.

To obtain a liquor license in Adams County (outside of Quincy), call County Clerk’s office @ (217) 277-2150

 

Farmers Market and Cottage Food Operations:

What are the requirements for farmers markets or cottage food operations?

 

I want to sell meat/poultry or eggs at a farmers market…

  • First contact Adams County Health Department at (217) 222-8440

  • Obtain a “Temporary Food Permit” from Adams County Health Department

  • For meat/poultry, you must first obtain a meat and poultry license. Information can be found here from Illinois Department of Agriculture

  • For selling eggs, you must obtain an egg broker’s license. Information can be found here from Illinois Department of Agriculture

 

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Water and Closed Loop (Geothermal) Wells Program

 

Forms:

 

Water Wells

Closed Loop Wells

 

Codes:

 

Other Water Well and Geothermal Information:

 

 

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Private Sewage Disposal (Septic) Systems Program

 

Codes:

 

Other Septic Information:

 

 

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Body Art Program

 

I want to open a tattoo parlor…

Information on becoming a licensed body art establishment can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health website

 

 

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Tanning Program

 

Information on becoming a licensed tanning establishment can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health website

 

Additional information on Body Art / Tanning:

To report an unlicensed body art or tanning facility please contact IDPH at (217) 785-2439 or via email: body art email / tanning establishment email

 

 

 

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Healthy Homes Information

 

Lead:

 

Prevention tips for protecting yourself and your children can be found at the Center for Disease Control website

 

Additional information can be obtained at the Illinois Department of Public Health website

 

 

Radon:

 

What do I do if I think I have Radon in my home?

 

Test your home with a “do-it-yourself” kit which can be purchased at a hardware store.

 

Information can be found at:

 

Mold:

 

What do I do if I have mold in my house?

 

There are no standards or regulation for mold in the State of Illinois.

 

Some useful links to information on mold are found below:

 

Mercury:

 

What do I do if I think I have a mercury spill?

 

Do not allow anyone to play with mercury or substances that you think is mercury. Do not vacuum or shopvac the mercury. Follow the instructions listed in the link below for small spills:

 

Bed Bugs:

Information on bed bugs found here:

 

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