Mandatory Illness Reporting

Report to your supervisor immediately 

If you have any of the following symptoms caused by illness or infection:

 Vomiting

 Diarrhea

Jaundice (yellowing of eyes and skin)

Sore throat with fever

Infected wounds or lesions with pus (on hands, wrist, or

exposed body parts)

If you or a household member have been diagnosed by a

doctor with:

 Norovirus

 Hepatitis A

Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever)


E. coli O157:H7 (or other shiga toxin- producing Escherichia coli)

 Nontyphoidal Salmonella

You could make your customers sick

Reporting your illness or symptoms is mandatory under:

Texas Food Establishment Rule 228.35

Texas Department of State and Health Services Public Sanitation and Retail Food Safety Group Model Forms- Conditional Employee and Food Employee Reporting Agreement