Public Health Advisory Issued for Chatham Pond

Cyanobacteria at Goose Pond. Town of Chatham.

CHATHAM – Goose Pond in Chatham has been put under a public health advisory by the town following the detection of elevated cyanobacteria levels in the water. 

The town urges visitors to avoid contact with the water, as well as surface scum and foam that can be found along the beach. 

Exposure to cyanotoxins can cause an upset stomach and more serious illness in high concentrations. 

Dogs and children are especially susceptible, said town officials.

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Grady Culhane is a Cape Cod native from Eastham. He studied media communications at Cape Cod Community College and joined the News Center in 2019.
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