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PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The Pike County Health Department released its latest round of restaurant inspections conducted during November, with six establishments earning perfect scores and three others requiring follow-ups.

Businesses requiring follow-ups are:

McDonalds, Goody; Bank 253, Second Street, Pikeville; Webb’s Mini Market, Feds Creek.

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:

Mona’s, Town Mountain Road, 92 percent; Dorsie’s Dairy Bar, Bypass Road, 95 percent; Penn Station East Coast Subs, Cassidy Boulevard, 91 percent; Model City Day Care, Bank Street, 98 percent; Gold Ring Diner II, Elkhorn City, 91 percent; Mi Acapulco, Elkhorn City, 89 percent; The Market Place LLC, East Shelbiana, 90 and 98 percent; Marrowbone Double Kwik, Regina -Belcher Highway 95 and 93 percent; Snack Shack, Elkhorn City, 98 percent;

Coal Miner’s Pizza, West Shelbiana Road, 97 and 98 percent; Daramar’s Ferrells Creek Road, 93 percent; Zeller’s Giovanni’s LLC, Regina-Belcher Highway, 95 percent; Virgie Double Kwik, Virgie, *86 and 93 percent — date marking incorrect and some dates missing, temperature logs incomplete; Sycamore Convenient, Ashcamp, 95 and 96 percent; Speeday #9620, South Mayo Trail, 94 and 94 percent; Goff’s Community Market, Raccoon Road, 100 and 96 percent; Joyce’s Place, Caroline Avenue, 98 percent;

Long John Silver’s, North Mayo Trail, 100 percent; Blue Raven, Main Street, 100 percent; Long John Silver’s A&W, Mayo Circle Drive, 98 percent; Green Meadows Country Club, North Mayo Trail, 97 percent; Bank 253, Second Street, Pikeville, *93 percent; Amelia’s Pizza, State Highway 194 East, 97 percent; McDonald’s, Goody, *84 percent — beef patties not reaching 155 degrees, system calibrated and temperature time increased, correct during inspection; Dream Cakes, Elkhorn City, 100 percent;

Bevins Elementary, Sidney, *93 percent — Dishwasher not 180 degrees on final rinse, not able to sanitize correctly; Subway, North Mayo Trail, 99 percent; May’s Grocery, Island Creek, 98 percent; Papa John’s Pizza, South Mayo Trail, 95 percent; McDonald’s, North Mayo Trail, *89 percent — salads not dated when prepared so unknown discard date, sauces not labeled on prep line known by manager; Sherry’s Candy Kitchen, Division Street, *96 percent — sanitizer not found in sanitizer bucket during inspection, correct during inspection;

Holiday Inn Express Continental Bar, Pikeville, 100 percent; Parkview Nursing & Rehab, Pikeville, 98 percent; Sweet Devotions, Robinson Creek Road, 97 percent; Jerry’s Restaurant, South Mayo Trail, 93 percent; McDonald’s, *80 percent — sanitizer was empty at dishwasher, sanitizer buckets had no evidence of sanitzer; Sav-A-Lot, North Mayo Trail, *89 percent — dented cans on shelf; Appalachian Tobacco & Gas, South Williamson, 92 and 91 percent;

Harold’s Pizza, McAndrews, 97 percent; Belfry Senior Center, Belfry Courthouse, 94 percent; Speedway #9293, Belfry, 99 and 98 percent; Belfry Double Kwik, Belfry, 90 and 92 percent; Velocity Market #4, Elkhorn City, 96 and 98 percent; Super Saver, Elkhorn City, 100 percent.

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