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Health Advisory for Picnic Island Beach Lifted

By Kevin Watler, Public Information Officer

September 06, 2019

Hillsborough County, Florida – The health advisory that was issued for Picnic Island Beach has been lifted. Follow-up testing was satisfactory, based on the marine water bacterial indicator results.

The initial sampling was performed August 28, and follow-up sampling was performed on September 4.

Please visit the Florida Department of Health's Beach Water Quality website to review the beach water sampling results for reporting counties, click on a county name.


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