Director: Ann Applegate, BS Phone: (260) 449-7562 FAX: (260) 449-3010 Email: ann.applegate@allencounty.us
Location: 200 E. Berry St., Suite 360, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Meet the Staff: Steve Schumm, REHS, Asst. Director; Audrey Graft; Env. Health Specialist; Matthew Rosbrugh, Env. Health Specialist; Michelle Radosevich, Env. Health Specialist; Steve Niemoeller, Env. Health Specialist; Betsy Graham, Support Staff; Janee Brown, Support Staff

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  • Director Ann Applegate
  • Inspectors package some food products to be tested.
  • New establishments or ones undergoing remodeling or renovation are subject to a facility plan review.
  • Inspectors check coolers and storage areas to make sure food is stored properly and at the right temperatures.
  • Inspectors make sure that dish machines are working properly and operating at the right temperature.
  • Inspectors make sure that ice machines are being operated properly.
  • Food inspectors document their findings in a food inspection report.
  • Inspectors go over their findings with manageres and operators to make sure any violations are corrected.
  • The Department of Health also does inspections of tattoo and body piering facilities.
  • Inspectors go over their findings with the tattoo artists and operators.
Did You Know?

Studies have shown that using a food thermometer is the only way to tell if harmful bacteria have been destroyed, yet only about 15 percent of people consistently use a food thermometer.