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DOH-Lee rescinds red tide health alert

By DOH-LEE - | Apr 2, 2021

Today, the Florida Department of Health in Lee County rescinded a health alert for the red tide bloom near the South Seas Plantation Beach on Captiva.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/.