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Waterborne Diseases

Epidemiology

  •  407-858-1420
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    Mailing Address

    6101 Lake Ellenor Drive 

    Orlando, FL 32809 

     

Waterborne Diseases are spread by swallowing, breathing, or having contact with contaminated water from wells, cooling systems, swimming pools, spas, lakes, rivers, and oceans.  

Symptoms

  • headache
  • fever
  • nausea and vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • diarrhea
  • dehydration
  • stiff neck
  • confusion

Common waterborne diseases