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Body Piercing

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Environmental Health Services

Program Description 

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.

Regulatory Code
Chapter 64E-19 Florida Administrative Code (PDF - 40KB)

Forms
Body Piercing Salon License ( PFD - 144KB)

Links
Bureau of Community Environmental Health - Florida Department of Health (DOH) Headquarters - Body Piercing