Tanning Booths

Are tanning booths inspected?

All tanning booths in Provincetown are permitted and inspected by the Health Department yearly. Local (PDF) and state (PDF) regulations require minimum standards for the operation of tanning booths. If you have a complaint about the condition of a tanning booth, you may file it with the Health Department.

Is indoor tanning safer than outdoor tanning?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers information about the health effects of tanning. One resource is their page on Indoor Tanning. Additionally, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurse may be able to answer specific questions.