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Health warning to avoid blue-green algae during holiday weekend

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Wisconsin health officials urge Fourth of July swimmers and boaters to avoid blue-green algae.

If you're going on a lake this Fourth of July, Wisconsin health officials say to watch out for blue-green algae.

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State health officer Seth Foldy says there's a risk in touching or swallowing water with high levels of the algae.

And he warns people and pets to avoid swimming where the water looks like pea soup or paint.

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