Minimize illnesses and injuries associated with contaminated or hazardous conditions in or around swimming pools.

Contact Environmental Health

For COVID-19 related complaints about restaurants or pools, contact the County Environmental Health Office.

COVID-19 Guidance for PoolsRestaurants and Body Art Studios.

For complaints, services, inspections, exams, or locally-related questions, contact your County Environmental Health Office (download pdf or view as webpage).

COVID Hotline: (844) 442-2681

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

State Office: 404-657-6534
Email: environmentalhealth@dph.ga.gov


UPDATE: Download this pdf file.COVID-19 Guidance for Pools

Rules and Regulations (511-3-5) * 
   Brochure - summarizing changes

* There is a 4-month implementation period for new pool construction and remodeling activities. Enforcement begins May 31, 2017. Owners/operators of existing pools will be given a reasonable period of time to comply with applicable changes in the amended rules.

Map of Counties With/Without State Regulations 

Pool Owner/Operator Resources:

Additional Resources

Program Goals

  • Reduce substantial health hazards and other risk factors that lead to illness or injury through training and enforcement.
  • Conduct complaint investigations associated with swimming pools, spas, and recreational waterparks.
  • Perform compliance inspections of all regulated facilities to ensure adherence to design, operation and maintenance rules.