Current Travel Safety Information

    Red Tide Advisory

    Red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon of a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga. While some of Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches are currently experiencing the effects of red tide, not all have been impacted. We encourage visitors to check for the most up-to-date information on water and beach conditions. 

    If you are visiting an affected area and looking for inland restaurants and attractions, additional resources can be found here

    Red tide health and safety information can be found here:
    Mote Marine Beach Conditions Report
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Florida Department of Health
    Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    Florida Department of Environmental Protection
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    Red tide daily sample map
    Respiratory irritation forecast information
    Health-related information/reporting of illnesses from exposure to red tide: Call Florida Poison Control Information Center toll-free 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222.
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    Go to Alert Florida to sign up for emergency alerts and other public safety notifications in your community. 

    Check The National Hurricane Center for the latest information on any storms.