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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Aquatic Toxins Program

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Report fish kills to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission at:
1-800-636-0511



Report suspected illnesses related to aquatic toxin exposures or harmful algae to the Poison Control Hotline at: 1-800-222-1222

This hotline is operated by Florida's Poison Control Centers in Jacksonville, Miami and Tampa 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is staffed by professional nurses, toxicologists, and pharmacologists trained to assist citizens with their health and safety concerns.

Point of Contact:

Kendra Goff, PhD, DABT
State Toxicologist
Bureau of Epidemiology
Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way,  Bin # A12
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1720



Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing (F.S. 668.6076).

Email: mailto:phtoxicology@flhealth.gov

Phone: (850) 245-4248

Fax: (850) 414-9113