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“A” all around most recent food safety inspections

Staff Writer
Herald Democrat
Herald Democrat

Work to keep track of the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Grayson County has kept local sanitarians busy over the past few months. Their work on the pandemic has been such that recent inspections of local eateries has slowed down.

In the past two weeks, sanitarians inspected nine establishments and the all received "A" grades.

Over the last several months, most local restaurants were closed to seated dining handling take out or curb side only orders.

The Grayson County Health Department scores local eateries based on their adherence to codes set by the Texas Department of Health. Restaurants are given an “A,” “B,” “C” or “F” score. An “A” means sanitarians reported no or only a few minor violations. Those with a “B” were found to have several minor violations, but nothing major. Restaurants with a “C” might have a major violation or repeat offenses, but in the inspectors’ opinions, nothing bad enough to warrant an “F.”

An “A” means sanitarians reported 10 or fewer demerits. Those with a “B” received 11-20 demerits. Restaurants with a “C” had 21-30 demerits and restaurants with “F” ratings received more than 30 demerits.

The following all got an “A” on their most recent inspections:

Enterhealth Life Recovery Ceneter, 524 N. Lincoln Park Rd, in Van Alstyne;

Backroad BBQ, 25646 US Hwy 377, in Whitesboro;

Dollar General, 31340 Hwy. 377, in Gordonville;

Dollar General, 630 Hwy. 377 North, in Whitesboro;

The Play House, 219 DeWitt, in Collinsville;

Crawford Street Place,4318 W. Crawford St., in Denison;

My Montessori School, 2527 FM 691, in Denison;

Nerdy Nation Frozen Creation, 509 Windy Lane, in Sherman;

Department of Juvenile Services, 86 Dyess, in Denison.