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Body Art

Germs can easily be spread from person to person, especially when you are getting a tattoo or piercing. The Body Art Program inspects and licenses body art facilities in Wood County and regulates the operations of the body artists in order to protect their customers and the general public, according to Chapter 3701-9 of the Ohio Administratvie Code. The program also assists new business owners in planning their body art operation to ensure that they meet necessary standards.

Operating a Body Art Business

Any person who intends to operate a tattoo or body piercing business in Wood County must contact the Wood County Health Department. Plans must be submitted for approval in advance of the application for license for review. An application for a permanent license must be submitted at least 30 days before the anticipated opening date.

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Environmental Health Contact information

Phone: 419-354-2702
Fax: 419-353-7201
Email: environmental@co.wood.oh.us

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