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Fish Advisories

The Arkansas Department of Health has broad overview of environmental conditions and hazards that affect the citizens of Arkansas. Through our Fish Advisories program, the agency identifies and quantifies exposures to environmental contaminants; conducts risk assessments and risk communication; provides surveillance for adverse health effects and provides health-based guidance on levels of exposure to such contaminants. You will find more information about the Fish Advisories program in the documentation listed below.

Fact Sheets & Resources
Fish Consumption Notice - PCB & Dioxin in Fish
Fish Consumption Notice - Mercury in Fish
Mercury and Fish in Arkansas
Lake Ouachita Fish Consumption Advisory Q&A
Fish Consumption Advisory Issued for Lake Ouachita
Mercury in Fish Advisory Removed for Lake Monticello (Drew County)
2017 EPA-FDA Advice about Eating Fish and Shellfish

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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