2021 Alabama Fish Consumption Advisories

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Refer to the 2020 Alabama Fish Advisory blog for the basics of fish consumption advisories, including what they are and what they mean.

To view the entire list of advisories, access the publication from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) here: https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/tox/assets/al-fish-advisory-2021.pdf

Where to find advisory information:

ADPH Fish Consumption Advisory Website

You can call the Coosa Riverkeeper’s toll-free Fish Advisory Hotline for information about waterbodies throughout Alabama: 1-844-219-RISK

Look for signage posted by ADEM and ADPH on listed waterbodies, like the example below:

Image from 2021 ADPH Fish Advisory publication