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Protecting the Public


COVID-19 Information:

05-28-20 Outdoor Dining Application for COVID-19, this application may be submitted by fax at 410-352-3369, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or at the drop box at the Isle of Wight Center.

You must also submit an application to your appropriate jurisdiction:

Worcester County temporary seating application, click here.

Ocean City temporary seating application, click here.


Additional Links:

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Worcester County food service facilities as well as temporary food service facilities operating in Worcester County, must be licensed by our Environmental Health Office prior to serving the public.

For information about selling products at a Farmers' Market click: "Processing and Selling Value Added Food Products in Maryland."

For information about the new styrofoam law, click here. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Applications and Forms:

Helpful food related links:

Foodborne Outbreak Investigations

Complaint based investigations are carried out in conjunction with the  Communicable Disease Nursing Program. Please contact Environmental Health by phone at 410-641-9559 to file a complaint.

This service is provided by the Environmental Health Program.