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Multiple health alerts rescinded for some area beaches

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Posted at 7:34 AM, Mar 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-13 07:34:42-05

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has reported that Red Tide is no longer present or at background levels near the following:

  • Bonita Springs Beach Park
  • Little Hickory Island Beach Access
  • Lover’s Key State Park
  • Fort Myers Beach (Beach Access 13)
  • Lynn Hall Beach Park
  • Lighthouse Beach Park
  • Tarpon Bay Road Beach Access

There Florida Department of Health in Lee County has rescinded the Health Alert for the red tide bloom.

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

To check for red tide blooms in the area click here.