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Bacteria contamination alert: Local beaches with high levels of bad bacteria

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-22 13:42:47-04

The following local beaches are under a bacteria contamination alert, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

  • Bay View West
  • Noble Beach
  • Royal Acres Beach
  • Clarkwood Beach
  • Moss Point Beach
  • Edgecliff Beach
  • Utopia Beach
  • Shoreby Club Beach
  • Arcadia Beach
  • Vermilion River West
  • Darby Creek
  • Fairport Harbor

The levels of bad bacteria in the waters have reached unsafe levels and can make swimmers sick. Children, the elderly and those who are in ill health or have a weakened immune system are advised not to swim.

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