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DOH-Lee rescinds multiple red tide health alerts

By DOH-LEE - | Mar 12, 2021

Today, the Florida Department of Health in Lee County rescinded healths alert for the red tide bloom near Bonita Springs Beach Park, Little Hickory Island Beach Access, Lover’s Key State Park, Fort Myers Beach (Beach Access 13), Lynn Hall Beach Park, Lighthouse Beach Park and Tarpon Bay Road Beach Access.

According to the DOH-Lee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Website reported that red tide is not present or is at background levels near the listed beach parks and beach accesses.

Florida Poison Control Centers have a toll-free 24/7 Hotline for reporting of illnesses, including health effects from exposure to red tide at 800-222-1222.

For more information on red tide locations, visit myfwc.com/research/redtide/statewide/.