Health Advisory Update for Inland Waters
September 07, 2018
Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is rescinding the health advisory for the following location in Escambia County, Florida:
Follow-up sampling of the affected area indicates an adequate reduction in bacteria levels.
Health advisories remain in effect for the following locations:
Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
Bayou Grande at Navy Point Park
Bayou Texar at Bayview Park
Big Lagoon State Park
We will continue to monitor the water quality in the area and advise the public of our results. For more information, contact the FDOH-Escambia’s Environmental Health office at 850-595-6700 or visit www.EscambiaHealth.com.
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