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Health Advisory for Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park and Bayou Grande at Navy Point

By FDOH Escambia

March 29, 2016

PENSACOLA, FL – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is issuing a health advisory for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida: 

Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

Bayou Grande, Navy Point - North of Sunset Avenue Bridge 

FDOH-Escambia advises against any water-related activities at the above locations due to the potential for high bacteria levels.  The bacteriological sampling occurred during water quality monitoring activities and the level of bacteria has exceeded the level established by state guidelines. 

We will continue to monitor the water quality in these areas 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.