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Health Advisory issued for 5 Tampa beaches
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Health Advisory issued for 5 Tampa beaches

Hillsborough County, Florida-- A Health Advisory has been issued for five Hillsborough County beaches.

The following beaches should be considered a potential health risk based on the criteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA:

  • Ben T. Davis, (North, and South)
  • Cypress Point, (North, and South)
  • Picnic Island, (North, and South)
  • Bahia Beach
  • Simmons Park

According to the Hillsborough County Health Department, samples taken Monday were above threshold for enterococci bacteria. The beach will be re-sampled next Monday, July 23.

When re-sampling indicates that the water is within the satisfactory range, the advisory will be lifted.

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