Resources and Links for Preventing Algae-Related Illness

Please report algae-related illness to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. To speak with program staff directly, call 608-266-1120.


How to Report a Suspect Case of Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Poisoning

Beginning 7/1/2018, healthcare providers should report any suspected human cases of Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxin Poisoning electronically through WEDSS or by mailing or faxing a completed Acute and Communicable Disease Case Report, F-44151 to the address on the form.

For members of the general public and veterinarians: call 608-266-1120 or complete the online form Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) Illness or Sighting Survey, F-02152 (WebSurvey) to report any blue-green algae blooms and related human or animal illnesses to the Wisconsin Harmful Algal Blooms Program.

Last Revised: August 1, 2018