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Health alert issued for Franklin Lock along the Caloosahatchee River

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH) is issuing a health alert for the Caloosahatchee-Franklin Lock based on reports of algae toxins found by the ramp.

Alerts issued on Thursday for the Alva Boat Ramp and Davis Boat Ramp, also along the Caloosahatchee River remain.

When blue-green toxins are detected, DOH recommends individuals avoid contact with the water. Updates on alerts for the Caloosahatchee-Franklin Locks are posted on the Florida DEP website.