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Body Art Establishment Program

 

The Knox County Health Department

conducts inspections of all body art establishments throughout the county. 

Body art facilities provide tattoo and

piercing services. 
In order to reduce the risks associated

with blood bornepathogens and

improper sanitation, our staff

conducts assessments to assure

compliance with Illinois State

standards.
If you are interested in obtaining
a permit to operate either a body
art or piercing facility, you can
contact Melissa Estes at the
Illinois Department of Public

Health, 217- 782-7532.
 
Additional Information:
IL State Body Art Code
CDC Body Art Safety

Tattoo and Body Piercing

Establishment

Registration

Act

 

Tanning Facility Program

 

The Knox County Health Department

conducts inspections of all
licensed tanning facilities

throughout the county. 

In order to reduce the risks
associated with longterm

exposure to ultraviolet

radiation, our sani-

tarians review

operations and

maintenance of each

facility,as well as

determining if the

facilities are compliant

with Illinois State standards.
If you are interested in

obtaining a permit to operate

a tanning facility, you can

contact Melissa Estes at the

IL Department of Public

Health, 217-782-7532.
Additional Info:
IL State Tanning Facility Permit Act
IL Tanning FacilitiesCode

• Bulb Compatibility Chart