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How do I report an Algal Bloom or Fish Kill?
If you are concerned that you have been exposed to a harmful algal bloom, please see your doctor or call your local health department. Telling your doctor about contact with water may help him/her treat the illness properly.
|Questions about health effects and algal blooms, call:||The Virginia Department of Health HAB Hotline: (888) 238-6154|
|To report discolored water (red, brown, or green) with an odd odor, or dead fish in the water, call:||The Department of Environmental Quality: (757) 518-2000|
|To report fish with lesions, call:||The Virginia Institute of Marine Science: (804) 684-7000|