Department of Health and Department of Environmental Management place no-contact advisory on lake in Providence

Rhode Island Department of Health. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management placed a no-contact advisory on a lake in Providence Friday.

Cunliff Lake at Roger Williams Park has blue-green algae that can produce harmful toxins.

Elm Lake also has a no-contact advisory in place.

Health officials suggested to not drink water or eat fish from the lake.

To learn more information on blue-green algae, visit their website.

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