PROVO — The Utah County Health Department will now offer the course to earn a food handler's permit online. Cost is $21 and the permit is valid for three years. The course can be found at

The health department will continue to offer the classes on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Spanish-speaking classes are held the first Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The class lasts about two hours.

Utah law requires anyone working in restaurants to have the permit. More information can be found at