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Harmful blue-green algae found in Conesus Lake

June 21, 2018 10:13 AM

Harmful blue-green algae blooms have been found in Conesus Lake.

The Livingston County Department of Health announced Wednesday that the toxic algae was found throughout the lake.

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Any contact with the algae could cause itching, fever, upper respiratory symptoms and vomiting in humans as well as animals.

The health department is monitoring the blooms and will collect water samples if the blooms are concentrated and persistent.

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