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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 Information Center's Hotline at: 1-800-222-1222

The Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, in cooperation with the Florida Poison Information Center-Miami, supports a poison control hotline to assist in surveillance activities. This hotline is operated 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:

Andrew Reich MS, MSPH
Coordinator
Water Toxins Program
Public Health Toxicology Section
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) 245-4187

Fax: (850) 414-9113