Environmental Health

What We Do

Provide primary prevention through a combination of surveillance, education, enforcement, and assessment programs designed to identify, prevent and abate the environmental conditions that adversely impact human health.

Environmental Health Programs/Topics

** Microblading Update: On May 8, 2018, Governor Deal signed Senate SB 461 making microblading of the eyebrow a legal tattoo effective July 1, 2018.  Please contact your Local County Environmental Health Office to discuss permitting of your facility.

The full tattoo law is O.C.G.A. 31-40
(Note: The law will be updated after July 1, 2018)

Chemical Hazards
Emergency Preparedness
Food Service
Healthy Homes and Lead
Hotels, Motels, Campgrounds
Indoor Air/Mold
Insects and Diseases
Tattoos **
Tanning Facilities
Wastewater (Septic Tanks, Portable Toilets) 
Well Water

Quick Links

County Environmental Health Offices
Contractor Renewals
Jobs in Env Health (filter on Environmental Services) 
Rules and Regulations
Severe Weather Info (floods, food safety, mold)


Contact Information

2 Peachtree Street, NW 13th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-657-6534
Fax: 404-657-6516

After Hours Public Health Emergencies
1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584)

County and District Environmental Health Offices

Environmental Contacts in Georgia
GA Environmental Health Brochure

Page last updated 07/02/18