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Health Officials Issue Blue-Green Algae Bloom Alert in Lake Okeechobee-Pahokee Marina Boat Ramp

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Palm Beach County, FL - The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in the Lake Okeechobee Pahokee Marina Boat Ramp water body. This is in response to surface water samples taken on November 30th, 2021. The public should exercise caution in and around this area. This is a recreational surface water alert, drinking water is not affected.

All Persons 5 Years of Age and Older Are Eligible to Receive the Vaccine In Florida
The Food & Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 5 years of age or older. To obtain the vaccine in Florida, individuals 5-17 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian.

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