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Body Piercing

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Environmental Health

Body Piercing Program 

Body piercing, a form of body art, is the act of penetrating the skin to make, generally permanent in nature, a hole, mark, or scar.

It does not include the use of a mechanized, pre-sterilized ear-piercing system that penetrates the outer perimeter or lobe of the ear or both.

The Florida Department of Health Pinellas County regulates approximately 30 body piercing facilities in Pinellas County.

Body Piercing Facility Information 

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Inspection Reports 

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