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Florida Department of Health in Washington County
- 850 638-6240
1338 South Blvd
PO Box 648
Chipley, FL 32428
Body piercing is an invasive procedure that presents the potential for infection. It can result in infections of the pierced site, especially if aftercare procedures are not followed. Blood borne pathogen transmission, such as Hepatitis B, is possible if minimum sanitary and safety standards are not met.
Permits are valid from October 1 through September 30.
Environmental Health - Body Piercing Program
The above site contains information regarding the Florida Department of Health's Body Piercing Program, including links to training for piercers and operators, and 381.0075, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapter 64E-19, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).
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