Available 7 Days/Week       MON - FRI  8am - 7pm       SAT - SUN  10am – 6pm
Call us (239) 466-0400
Apply Now

Blue-green algae detected at two boat ramps on the Caloosahatchee

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Blue-green algae toxins have been detected at the Alva and Davis Boat Ramp’s on the Caloosahatchee River.

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a health alert for those areas based on reports of algae toxins found by the boat ramps. The department is recommending people avoid contact with the water.

Blue-green algae can cause gastrointestinal effects if swallowed, according to local health officials. Children and pets are especially vulnerable, so everyone should keep them away from the water during a bloom.

Stay up-to-date on alerts for the Caloosahatchee’s Alva and Davis Boat Ramp’s on the Florida DEP website. Anyone wanting to report. new algae bloom can visit DEP’s Algal Bloom Monitoring & Response webpage.

The post Blue-green algae detected at two boat ramps on the Caloosahatchee appeared first on NBC2 News.

NBC2 Cape Coral

#capecoralmortgage, #capecoramortgagerates, #mortgagecapecoral, *Crawl, *Top News, blue green algae, Caloosahatchee River, Environment, Florida Department of Health, Local, News

Copyright © 2022 Fidelity Home Group supports Equal Housing Opportunity | All Right Reserved  | NMLS Identifier 1834853. Fidelity Home Group is not affiliated with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Not intended for legal or financial advice, consult your own professionals if such advice is sought. Accessibility Statement  | Consent to Receive Electronic Loan Documents  |  Cookies Policy   |  Disclosures  | Email and Mobile PolicyFair Lending Policy  |  Mortgage Assumptions  |  NMLS Consumer Access  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use