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Tanning

Mission

Inform users and operators of the health risks associated with exposure to ultraviolet radiation emitted from tanning devices.

Program Goals:

  • Register all tanning facilities mandated by the Georgia Code.
  • Maintain database of registered tanning facilities.
  • Provide information on the risks associated with indoor tanning devices.

Registerd Facilities

Registration Application and Information:

After January 1, 2011, no person shall establish, maintain, or operate a tanning facility in the state without first having registered with the Department of Public Health.

Registration Letter
Registration Application
Frequently Asked Questions
Sample Warning Sign

Additional Information:

Information Brochure - Tanning and Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Skin Cancer
Environmental Protection Agency – Sun Wise Program
Food & Drug Administration - Tanning Info
Official Georgia Code, Title 31 Chapter 38
      (click here to view Code on Lexis-Nexis)