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Red Tide

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Environmental Health Services

Find current information about Florida's water quality status and public health notifications for harmful algal blooms and beach conditions by visiting Protecting Florida Together.

Protecting Florida Together is the state's joint effort to provide water quality information through environmental transparency
and a commitment to action.

What is Red Tide?

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation status updates

Where to report fish kills

Red Tide status reports by phone:

  • Anywhere in Florida, call (866) 300-9399 
  • Out of state, call (727) 502-4952

Beach conditions reports from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Aquatic toxins information from the Florida Department of Health

Where to report human illness related to Red Tide and other aquatic toxins

Red Tide facts from the Florida Department of Heath about aquatic toxins (PDF)