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Rescinds Red Tide Health Alert for Boca Grande Pass

October 22, 2021

Contact:

Tammy Soliz, Public Information Officer

Lee-Pio@flhealth.gov

(239) 308-5196

 

RED TIDE IN THE GULF

Health Alert Rescinded for Boca Grande Pass

 

Lee County, Fla. - The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) website reports Red Tide is not present or at background levels near Boca Grande Pass, therefore the Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is rescinding the Health Alert for the red tide bloom near Boca Grande Pass.

Florida Poison Control Centers have a toll-free 24/7 Hotline for reporting of illnesses, including health effects from exposure to red tide at 1-800-222-1222.

Additional information on the locations where red tide has been found is available on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research website.

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