Restaurant scores available on-line

You can check out the health score of your favorite restaurant on line.

The most recent food service inspection reports of more than one thousand restaurants doing business in the 14 county Southwest Health District are now posted on the Internet.

The Health Director says it's part of the district's goal to make health information more accessible to the public.

To learn the latest inspection scores of area restaurants and other food service establishments, go on-line to the Southwest District Health's web page, , go to the menu on the left, click on "Health Departments," then choose the county in which the food service establishment is located either from the pull-down menu near the top of the page or by clicking on the county in the list by the map of Georgia.

Once linked to the home page of the chosen county's health department, look for "Food Service Scores" beside a star-shaped icon and click.