Mississippi State Department of Health

Water and Boating Safety

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The Mississippi State Department of Health wants to remind all Mississippians that most water-related accidents can be avoided by knowing how to stay safe and by following a few guidelines.

General water safety tips

Swimming pool safety

Natural water safety

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Links referenced
See latest recommendations on fish consumption from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources    http://dmr.ms.gov/index.php/environment/174-blue-green-algal-bloom-faq
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality    https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/
State Department of Marine Resources    http://dmr.ms.gov/index.php/environment/174-blue-green-algal-bloom-faq
Latest water contact warnings and information from the Department of Environmental Quality    https://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches/
Fact sheet: Blue-green algae blooms    https://www.cdc.gov/habs/pdf/cyanobacteria_faq.pdf

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