Food Safety in Virginia


Information for Food Establishments on Coronavirus (COVID -19)

VDH Food Establishment Guidance COVID-19

COVID-19 Food Establishment Poster     Image files

Guidance on Food Establishments and Social Distancing

Guidance for handwashing/sanitizing and disinfectants


The Virginia Department of Health works with food establishment owners and consumers throughout the Commonwealth to prevent and address foodborne illness. Learn more about food safety services and resources below.

I want to…

Click here to: Report A Foodborne IllnessClick here to: Operate a Food EstablishmentClick here to: Read Virginia's Food RegulationsClick here to: View a Restaurant Inspection Report

I want to learn more about…

Click here to learn about: VDH and Food SafetyClick here to learn about: Food AllergensClick here to learn about: Milk SafetyClick here to learn about: Food Safety BasicsClick here to learn about: Food RecallsClick here to learn about: VDH and VDACS PartnershipClick here to learn about: Foodborne Diseases and OutbreaksClick here to learn about: Safe Dining Out TipsClick here to learn about: Temporary Food Establishments

Still have questions?

Click here to view: Food Guidance DocumentsClick here for: Additional ResourcesClick here to: Ask the Food Safety Experts