Things You Should Know about Florida’s Red Tide
Some residual fear remains in the wake of the bloom. Florida doctors are seeing more patient visits associated with breathing troubles, locals are noticing that there are fewer tourists on beaches, and the image of dead fish and manatees remains in the public’s mind.
How you choose to manage your health and safety is 100% up to you. Though RaftUp is all about being on the water, we hold safety as a top priority. We want to help you make an informed decision about enjoying your outdoors. To do so, we’ve compiled some things you should know about the Southwest Florida red tide.
1: You can still visit Southwest Florida Beaches
In the event that you visit a beach and experience respiratory irritation, wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth to protect yourself from breathing in red tide toxins.