DOH-Lee rescinds red tide health alert
Today, the Florida Department of Health in Lee County rescinded a health alert for the red tide bloom near the South Seas Plantation Beach on Captiva.
According to the DOH-Lee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Website reported that red tide is not present or at background levels near the South Seas Plantation Beach.
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/.