As Carbon County, City of Rawlins discuss regulations and guidelines for tattoos a look statewide shows a potential path forward
While it is known unlicensed and unregulated tattooing is going on in Carbon County, neither the county nor the City of Rawlins regulates the activity at this time.
Megan Cragun, Communicable Disease Unit Outreach Coordinator for the Carbon County Public Health Department, said the county does not have any regulations or policies on opening a tattoo shop or on tattooing.
“Anybody can tattoo a person in their garage or wherever,” Cragun said in an interview. “Some counties have funding to support a position [to regulate tattooing], but Carbon County does not.”
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