Health department releases restaurant inspections
PAMELA SCOTT JOHNSON Staff Writer
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The Pike County Health Department released its latest round of restaurant inspections conducted during March, with eight establishments earning perfect scores and one requiring a follow-up.
The business requiring a follow-ups was:
Arbys, Cassidy Boulevard.
The health department normally inspects restaurants and other eateries twice a year, checking food storage, preparations, personnel, restrooms, water and other health conditions.
A perfect inspection score is 100 percent, points are subtracted if violations are found. The score thresholds are:
• 85 to 100 percent indicates compliance with health department guidelines;
• 70 to 84 percent means the establishment must be reinspected within 30 days. If problems have not been corrected, it faces possible closure;
• 60 to 69 percent means the establishment will have five days to request a hearing to show why it should be allowed to continue to operate;
• 59 percent of less means an automatic and immediate closing if conditions pose an immediate health risk to the public.
Certain conditions and practices are considered potentially serious threats to the public’s health and require a correction within 10 days. Asterisks denote such deficiencies before the score:
Shelby Valley High School, Douglas Parkway, 97 percent; Phelps Senior Citizens Center, Phelps, 100 percent; Subway of South Williamson, South Williamson, 91 percent; Captain D’s, South Mayo Trail, 95 percent; Mustang II, Millard Highway, 98 percent; Big K, North Mayo Trail, 99 percent; Barbara Lynn’s, Regina-Belcher Highway, 88 percent;
GNC #1055, Southside Mall, 99 percent; Hurley’s Flea Market, Stopover, 99 percent; Subway, U.S. 23 South, 92 percent; Hall’s Midnight Market, Robinson Creek Road, 100 percent; Giovanni’s, North Mayo Trail, 95 percent; Five Star, Zebulon Highway, 94 percent; Texas Roadhouse, Pikeville, 88 percent; Family Dollar Store, McCarr, 96 percent;
Phelps High School, Phelps, 97 percent; Rite Aid, Pikeville, 96 percent; Chloe Double Kwik, East Shelbiana Road, 96 and 95 percent; Westcare Ky., Ashcamp, 100 percent; Taco Bell, North Mayo Trail, 100 percent; Mullins School, Pikeville, 97 percent; North Point Academy, 99 percent; Mountain View Healthcare, Elkhorn City, 97 percent; Family Dollar Store, North Mayo Trail, 93 percent;
Cedar Creek Assisted Living, Pikeville, 100 percent; Dairy Cheer, North Mayo Trail, 100 percent; Arby’s, Cassidy Boulevard, *91 percent — four cups of chicken past expiration date; Victory Baptist Church, Coal Run, 100 percent; Chilly Willy’s Pizza, Phelps, 93 percent.
Inspections missed for February:
Magic Mart, South Williamson, 96 percent; Little Brothers, South Williamson, 95 percent; Time Out Pizza, Elkhorn City, 95 and 100 percent;
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