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Warning: Blue-green algae in local waterways

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae).  The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Mendocino

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hot weather, RV park OK’d, pot bust

Excessive heat warning The National Weather Service has issued another “excessive” heat warning today for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could climb as high as 110 degrees. This would be a good day to play hooky and go swim in the rivers, although it might almost be too hot. If you do go swimming,  be

Today’s Mad River Current: Pet owners beware of blue-green algae; shooting suspect named; fire update

Avoid contact with blue-green algae From the Department of Health and Human Services: Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae). The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of

Blue-green algae warning issued

DHHS Environmental Health officials with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) are issuing an early warning this year to recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with algae. Historically, algae warnings come out between late July and early August, but the low flows, sustained high temperatures in

DOG DANGER! Blue-green algae warning issued

(The following was submitted by the Department of Health & Human Services.) Officials with the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are warning recreational users of the South Fork Eel, Van Duzen, Klamath and Mattole rivers, Big Lagoon, Freshwater Lagoon and all other freshwater bodies to avoid contact with algae this summer.

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