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TummySafe© FAQs

Take TummySafe© course online!!!
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What is TummySafe©?

TummySafe© is a food certification course for childcare providers.

Who can complete the TummySafe© program?
Only childcare providers are allowed to take the course.

How can I complete the class?
The current version of TummySafe© is an online course.  The online course costs $25 (use the paper form or order online with a credit card) and is completed on your computer and at your own pace.  Three people are given access for $25 and each person is awarded 6 contact hours once they finish the online course.  Traditional classes are still offered on an as needed basis. The traditional class costs $100 and takes one day to complete. Either way, you must pass the TummySafe© exam with at least 80 percent to be certified TummySafe©. If you use the online course, the exam costs $100.

I know I want to take the traditional class. What should I do?
To register for a class, please contact the instructor listed in the class schedule below.

Take TummySafe© online!!!
For $25, you will be emailed a link to the course and 3 login accounts to TummySafe© online. You can complete the course on computer and Android phones but it is NOT compatible with IPhones or IPads.

2015 TummySafe© Classes and Exams

County City Phone Contact Person Last Day to Register
*03/31/15 Rankin Brandon 601-825-1462 Natasha Haynes Mar 20, 2015
*05/28/15 Rankin Brandon 601-825-1462 Natasha Haynes May 15, 2015
*07/28/15 Rankin Brandon 601-825-1462 Natasha Haynes July 17, 2015
*09/29/15 Rankin Brandon 601-825-1462 Natasha Haynes Sept 18, 2015
  *Exam Only, Exam begins at 9 a.m.


I don't have Internet access. What should I do?

Contact Jenna Schilling

I’m done with the online curriculum. Am I certified TummySafe© now?
No, not yet. You must still pass the TummySafe© exam with a score of at least 80 percent in order to be certified. You may order a TummySafe© exam using a credit card or you may request a TummySafe© exam using a money order or certified check. Send $100 money order or certified check per person to
TummySafe© Exam Request/Jenna Schilling

School of Human Sciences

Box 9745

MSU, MS 39762

Make money order or certified check out to School of Human Sciences. Be sure to include all your contact information, including phone numbers and the county where you would like to take your exam.

Once exam payment is received, your local proctor will call to schedule an exam date and time. Most exam dates can be scheduled within 30 days of exam payment, often within 2 weeks of payment.

When will I get my test results?
Exam results are usually sent out within 2 weeks of test date.

I’m an Extension agent, and I’d like to add a TummySafe© class to the schedule. How do I do that?
Use this calendar entry form to add a course date.

I have a question that wasn’t answered here. What should I do?
For more information on TummySafe©, contact
Jenna Schilling at or 662-325-8930.