blue green algae 2 blue green algae 3 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA DNR Staff are reporting that Little Lake Butte des Morts has a pretty strong BGA bloom occurring. Lake Winnebago also has some spots with high concentrations of BGA, particularly along the north shore. Areas that have a surface scum are most likely to produce IBGA exposure symptoms.
If you think you are experiencing symptoms related to exposure to blue-green algae (e.g., stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, fever, muscle weakness, difficulty breathing), contact your doctor or the Poison Information Hotline (800-222-1222) right away.
If your pet displays symptoms such as seizures, vomiting, or diarrhea after contact with surface water, contact your veterinarian right away.
Report a Case with potential health effects caused by blue-green algae, visit the Department of Health Services [exit DNR]. or contact the Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health at 608-266-1120.

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