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Health advisory issued for Shaughnessey Canal in Cape Coral

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Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 15:35:58-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla — A cautionary health advisory has been issued for the Shaughnessey Canal in Cape Coral.

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County issued it Tuesday after observations of algae in the canal.

DOH is recommending anyone who is boating in the canal to avoid contact with the water.

For more updates on the Shaughnessey Canal, you can visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection website.