Tattoo and Body Piercing

Enforce laws and regulations the protect health and ensure safety.

Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.

About the Tattoo and Body Piercing Program

Sharps disposal unitThe Licking County Health Department licenses and inspects tattoo and body piercing establishments to reduce the risk of disease transmission.  The goal of this program is to assure that anyone performing tattooing or body piercing procedures follows safety and sanitation standards established by state law.

If you are not sure if a tattoo or body piercing operator is licensed, call (740) 349-6536 prior to having any work done by them.


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We will be more than happy to assist you if you have any questions you cannot get answered here.

Phone : (740) 349-6535 (24/7 Number to Report Public Health Emergencies or Reportable Infectious Diseases)
Fax : (740) 349-6510

Office Location: 675 Price Rd., Newark OH 43055 Map

Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8AM-5PM (plus some evening clinic hours)