Red Tide Update in S. Florida

R. Michael Brown  |  Beaches & Intracoastal  |  Healthcare  |  October 17, 2018

By: R. Michael Brown, Civic Association Communications Director — Red Tide has been confirmed for Indian River County. All Indian River County and City of Vero Beach access points will be closed until further notice.

Here in Palm Beach County, the Red Tide tests are showing none present or very low to background levels only.

Karenia Brevis cells are a form of algae. This algae’s common name is Red Tide.

In the map shown, gray dots show that Red Tide is not present/background and white dots show a very low amont.

Back to Vero Beach, those with respiratory issues, are encouraged to stay away from the beaches if possible for the next 2-10 days. Persons may experience throat irritation and/or coughing if directly exposed to Red Tide.

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