Issues health advisories as it deems appropriate in regards to toxicity levels and posts warning signs along public beaches where blooms are present and human exposure is a concern. Typically, local county health departments direct these actions.
To report illnesses or symptoms, contact the Florida Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
For information on health advisories, contact your local county health department.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.