Biomedical Waste in Okaloosa County
Please call DOH-Escambia
The facilities inspected in Okaloosa County are:
•Body Piercing Salons
•Storage and Treatment Facilities
•Tattoo Salons (no tattoo procedure inspections)
•Transporters of Biomedical Waste
Operating permits are required for facilities that produce, transport or store biomedical waste.
Home-Generated Biomedical Waste
Home sharps disposal guidelines are available regarding the proper way to dispose of home-generated biomedical waste.
Okaloosa County citizens can take their full sharps containers to the Okaloosa County Household Hazardous Waste Facility located on Ready Ave in Fort Walton Beach.