Eclipse 2024: Get Ready with ECHD!

Erie County is in the path of totality for the April 8, 2024, solar eclipse – that means businesses and venues across the county are gearing up to open early and cater to this extraordinary moment. The last time Erie County experienced a total eclipse was in 1806, and the next one won’t be until 2099!

For all the amazing local businesses planning to open their doors bright and early, we’ve got some essential info to share. If you’re in the food service, tattooing, body art, campground, or similar licensed industries, it’s crucial to ensure your licenses and inspections are up to date beforehand.

Here at the Erie County Health Department (ECHD), we’re here to help! Ensuring your business is properly licensed and inspected not only guarantees compliance but also ensures the safety and well-being of your patrons during this fantastic event.

Our Environmental Health Division issues temporary food/vending permits, campground permits, and body art permits. These are required to ensure all facilities, even those for festivals or special events, are in compliance with Ohio’s health and safety regulations. We have comprehensive information, guidelines, and FAQs tailored to your specific industry to make sure your business is prepped and ready for the big day.

For campgrounds, beaches, and pool businesses, click here.

For food and vending businesses, click here.

For tattooing and body art businesses, click here.

Get in touch with our team for any assistance or clarifications. Let’s make this eclipse event a memorable and safe one for all!

Don’t miss out on this incredible celestial moment – make sure your business is eclipse-ready!

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