CDC researchers study blue-green algae in SWFL waterways
LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The CDC and National Center for Environmental Health are conducting a research study about blue-green algae toxins in Southwest Florida waterways.
The study is researching whether breathing in the toxins can make people sick.
Researchers are looking for people who live or work on Lake Okeechobee, the St. Lucie River, the Caloosahatchee River, or along Cape Coral canals to participate.
To participate, individuals must be 18 years or older, live or work near a canal or river and spend at least two hours outside most days.
If you are interested in participating in the study, call 561-297-4631.
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