Harmful algal blooms possible across area lakes
For humans, illnesses that HABs can cause include skin, nose, eye, and respiratory irritation. in addition to abdominal pain, neurological issues, vomiting, diarrhea, liver damage, and kidney damage. Not everyone reacts the same to toxic algae, but if you think you may be suffering, it's suggested that you see a physician. The best way to avoid algal complications is to heed all warnings and avoid water that looks unusually greenish-blue.