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LAKE WORTH, FL - OCTOBER 04: Caution tape closes off an entrance to the beach as Palm Beach County officials announced that all county beaches are closed due to red tide affecting coastal areas on October 4, 2018 in Lake Worth, Florida. The red tide algae has been detected in Miami-Dade which closed some of its beaches as well as St. Lucie and Martin counties. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More red tide blooms have been detected in Tampa Bay.

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County issued a public health advisory on Friday (6/4).

According to the advisory. blooms have been detected in Lower and Middle Tampa Bay near Moody Point,  Manbirtee Key, Camp Key, and Little Cockroach Island.

The Florida Department of Health- Hillsborough recommends that you:

  • Do not swim around dead fish at this location.
  • If you have chronic respiratory problems, be careful and consider staying away from this location as red tide can affect your breathing.
  • Do not harvest or eat molluscan shellfish from this location.
  • Do not harvest or eat distressed or dead fish from this location.
  • Rinse fillets from healthy fish with tap or bottled water. Throw out guts.
  • Keep pets and livestock away from water, sea foam and dead sea life.

Officials: Red tide detected in parts of lower, middle Tampa Bay

Health officials in Hillsborough County are advising people about red tide detected in parts of lower and middle Tampa Bay.

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