Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Common Questions - Fish Advisories

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What is mercury?
How do fish get contaminated by mercury?
Why does Louisiana have a problem with mercury in fish?
How can this affect my health?
What do I do if I think I have been exposed?
Should I stop eating fish?
Where can I get more information about mercury in fish?