Health Certificate

According the Section 56 of the Infectious Diseases Act (1227/2016) employers whose duties involve the handling of unpacked foods that will be served unheated must to provide a reliable assessment (a health certificate) that they are not infected with Salmonella. The health assessment involves an interview with the health care staff.  If necessary, a salmonella test will be conducted. The assessment is available at occupational health care services and health care centers.

The in-house control plan (own-check plan) must include the required information on salmonella testing and health certificates for those working with food


Environment Office of the Oulu Region

Visiting address
Solistinkatu 2
90140 Oulu

Postal address
Environment Office of the Oulu Region
PO Box 34
90015 City of Oulu

Telephone number
(08) 558 410 (switchboard)
044 703 6700 (environmental health care helpline)
044 703 6790 (environmental protection helpline and supervision number)

E-mail address

(08) 557 1490

Hailuoto, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Oulu, Tyrnävä