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Trainings and Providers

Contact the Body Piercing Program

You must have proof of initial course for refresher.

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Upcoming Trainings

Initial and Refresher Training Courses:

March 16, 2016, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Administration Center
Main Auditorium
780 SW 24th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
April 8, 2016, 9am – 1pm
Florida Department of Health in Duval County
900 University Blvd. N., 1st floor conference room
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Initial Body Piercing Classes:

March 16th 8pm Sarasota
April 1st 3pm @ Tattoofest Tattoo Convention. 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto Fl. 34221
April 20th 8pm Sarasota
May 18th 8pm Sarasota
June 22nd 8pm Sarasota
July 30th Noon @ Ink Mania Tattoo Convention, War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St., Ft. Lauderdale 33304
August 24th 8pm Sarasota
September 14th 8pm Sarasota

Sarasota Location: 2153 Siesta Dr. Sarasota, FL 34239
All Classes Start at 8pm
For more information contact Crea at 941-951-1399 or visit: or

Refresher Body Piercing Certification: 

Refresher Body Piercing Classes now available via SKYPE on an as needed basis. Brand new for 2016, you can now take a live Body Piercing Refresher class from the comfort of your own shop. All you need is a web cam and proof of your initial body piercing certification. Contact Crea for more information 941-951-1399 or email

In person refresher classes still available at your location or mine for larger groups. Contact Crea for more information

Initial and Refresher Training providers

Broward County Health Department, Anthony Vomero, (954) 467-4700

Duval County Health Department, Cassandra Haverkamp, (904) 253-1785

Jenny Cronkhite, RN, Michael Crea (941) 951-1399,

Orange County Health Department, Raymond Roe, (407) 858-1400

Pinellas County Health Department, William Bongiovanni, (727) 507-4336

Sarasota County Health Department, Carolynn Balcar, (941) 861-6133 or (941) 504-1590

Available Upon Request:

Mike Connor, RN, Courses custom scheduled on an as-needed basis to meet your time and location needs, (941) 320-3467

Approved for Refresher Only

Community Health Certification, LLC, Annual Refresher Course $43, Proof of initial course is required to take refresher, (561) 676-9518 or (561) 707-6837,

Online - Biologix Solutions, LLC (630) 240-0045 or (630) 706-0093

CD - Available anytime from the Pinellas CHD, William Bongiovanni, (727)507-4336, ext. 1337, Current RegistrationForm.pdf (256 kb)

Available Upon Request:

Anita Robberson, RN, Refresher courses custom scheduled on an as-needed basis to meet your time and location needs., (239) 267-6264 or (239) 410-6955