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Health Advisory LIFTED for Bacteria Levels

North Fork of the St. Lucie River

Post Date:01/02/2018 8:53 AM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 29, 2017

Contact: Arlease.Hall@FLHealth.gov
(772) 370-1391

***HEALTH ADVISORY LIFTED FOR BACTERIA LEVELS***
***North Fork of the St. Lucie River***

St. Lucie County – Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County has lifted the swimming advisory for the following river locations:

  • River Park Marina-North Fork of the St. Lucie River
  • Veterans Park-North Fork of the St. Lucie River
  • Westmoreland Canoe Launch

The sample results are in the acceptable range for enteric bacteria.

Samples were collected Tuesday December 26, 2017 and are in the acceptable range for enteric bacteria. Next sampling is scheduled for Monday January 8, 2018.

For North Fork sample results, visit the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County website at:  www.stluciecountyhealth.com click on North Fork Bacteria Testing, then click North Fork-St. Lucie River Sample Results.

For more information, please contact St. Lucie’s Environmental Health Division at 772-873-4931.

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