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Beach Monitoring

Beach Monitoring 


Public Beaches
The MDCHD monitors water quality at public beaches every week. If the tests indicate unacceptable bacteria levels advisories are issued. For public advisories involving public beaches and coastal waters, please visit the Florida Healthy Beaches website.

For information about Cercarial Dermatitis.

For information about Sea Lice.

In addition to the tollfree 24/7 Aquatic Toxins Hotline (1-888 232-8635), with the opportunity to speak with a trained Poison Information Specialist as well as listen to automated messages of HABs and human Health in English and Spanish, the Florida Poison Information Center Miami has also updated its Aquatic toxins website.