In addition to the many program pages provided, the Pocahontas County Health Department oversees additional environmental programs.
For more information on the programs listed below, please contact us.
Child Care Facilities:
(Family Daycare, Child Care Centers)
These facilities require a permit. Inspections are performed at least twice per year. In addition, child care centers also require a food establishment permit.
(Schools, Recreational Facilities, Institutions, Lodging Facilities, Care Facilities)
These programs require a permit under the General Sanitation Rule. These facilities are inspected at least once per year.
Manufactured Home Communities:
Manufactured Home Communities (formerly Mobile Home Parks) require a permit. Also any new community must be approved thru this department before any construction begins. Inspections of parks are performed at least once per year.
Recreational Water Facilities:
(Includes: indoor/outdoor pools, spas, hot tubs, bathing beaches)
These facilities require a permit and are inspected at least twice per year. Most of these facilities require a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) to be at their disposal. Any new facilities must be approved prior to construction to insure they meet specification requirements.
Body Piercing/Tattoo Studios:
These facilities require a permit. They are inspected at least once per year.
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