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  • Blue-Green Algae - Blue-Green Algae - Kehiwin Provincial Recreation Area

    August 2, 2018

    Please be advised that a Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Advisory will be issued Kehiwin Lake, located within the County of St. Paul, the M.D. of Bonnyville and Kehewin Cree Nation (North Zone).

    Public Health Advisory signs and Public Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Information signs will be posted at all public beaches and at other public areas.

    Please see the Alberta Health Services website for the official advisory that will go up shortly.

    https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/bga.aspx

    Specific questions regarding consumption of fish from lakes experiencing cyanobacterial blooms can be directed to Dr. Weiping Zhang at Alberta Health (weiping.zhang@gov.ab.ca).

    For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:

    Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800

    Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295

    Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689

    Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517

    Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366

    Health Link Alberta: 811

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