NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Well being and Human Companies Board will think about revisions to the New Hanover County guidelines governing physique artwork, together with tattoos and piercings, at its upcoming common assembly.
The proposed guidelines are accessible for evaluate and public remark till midday on Friday, March 12.
The revised guidelines are a results of combining and condensing the 1999 Guidelines Governing Physique Piercing Institutions and Practitioners and the 2018 Guidelines Governing Piercing and Tattoo Institutions. Revisions embody up to date definitions reflecting language utilized by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, up to date report retention schedules for institutions and a extra streamlined course of for allowing,
“By combining the 2 units of older, duplicative guidelines, now we have condensed 23 pages to 11 pages, and companies and artists who wish to open institutions will have the ability to navigate that course of a little bit simpler, with out compromising any security or an infection management measures,” Public Well being Interim Director David Howard stated.
The general public is invited to evaluate the proposed guidelines and supply feedback and suggestions by midday on Friday, March 12. The Well being and Human Companies Board will evaluate the proposed guidelines and feedback on the March 16 assembly earlier than voting. Residents might review the proposed rules by clicking here, or by acquiring a duplicate on the New Hanover County Well being and Human Companies Constructing positioned at 1650 Greenfield St., Wilmington, NC 28401. Feedback on the rule could also be submitted online or by emailing [email protected] with the commenter’s identify, deal with and remark.
The March 16 assembly shall be held by way of teleconference at 8 a.m., with a restricted variety of members and employees gathering within the Lucie Harrell Convention Room within the New Hanover County Authorities Complicated at 230 Authorities Heart Drive in Wilmington. The general public can take heed to the assembly by dialing 415-655-0003 on Tuesday, March 16 at 8 a.m. When prompted for the assembly identification quantity, press 808 594 284, then the pound signal (#).
If accepted, the efficient date of the principles shall be decided by the HHS Board.
To submit public feedback on different Well being and Human Companies associated matters, please e-mail [email protected] together with your identify, deal with and feedback by midday on March 12 to be learn aloud on the assembly on March 16.