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

Certified Lists

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 09/13/18