Health advisories that had been put in place for a number of our bodies of water earlier this 12 months have been lifted, while others stay in place, the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced today. Rhode Islanders had been advised to avoid contact and leisure activities on these bodies of water because of blue-green algae blooms. Blooms of blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, can produce toxins which are dangerous to people and animals.
- However, there isn’t any assure that toxins are absent, or that a warm spell won’t trigger a bloom in the course of the winter or spring.
- Although wholesome individuals may undergo short-term signs such as excessive fever, severe complications, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
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