The Pool Program insures that all public swimming pools operate in a safe manner and are compliant with State regulations. All pools must be inspected and permitted annually by Environmental Health Specialists.
The Tattoo Program is responsible for insuring that tattoo artists and tattoo parlors comply with State rules and regulations. An Environmental Health Specialist must permit and regularly inspect any tattoo artist that operates in Person County.
The Lead Program helps identify and address elevated blood lead levels in children, which can cause developmental problems in children under the age of six.. Environmental Health Specialists work collaboratively with other Health Department staff, and regional specialists with the Division of Environmental Health, to identify and remediate environmental sources of lead.