Health Promotion Materials

Many people are unaware of the health risks related to harmful algal blooms (HABs) and do not know how to protect themselves. This collection of health promotion materials provides information on how to protect people and animals from freshwater cyanobacteria HABs and the toxins they produce, as well as information on signs and symptoms that may result from exposure.

CDC Materials
  • Fact Sheets
    Printable fact sheets about Harmful Algal Blooms.
  • Posters
    Printable posters about Harmful Algal Blooms.
  • Graphics
    Images to raise awareness about the risks of entering waters during Harmful Algal Blooms.
  • Social Media Toolkit
    Sample social media messages and graphics for health departments, environmental health professionals and the public.
  • Reference Cards
    Reference cards for veterinarians, physicians, and the general public about Harmful Algal Blooms.
  • Partner Toolkit
    Communication tools for partners to use to share information about Harmful Algal Blooms and the One Health Harmful Algal Bloom System.

Page last reviewed: August 5, 2021