Beach swimming this Fourth of July? Watch out for Red Tide July 2, 2021

Tampa Bay Times

Lynn Ringenberg, the co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility Florida, recommends those in Red Tide zones should avoid getting the water in their eyes, nose, ears, mucous membranes, etc. She also suggests taking a good, thorough shower afterward.

But most of all, she said the public should heed any warning signs.

“I wouldn’t be getting into the water with my children or anybody with dead fish floating around,” said Ringenberg during the Zoom meeting.

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