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Portion of St. Lucie River under no swimming advisory

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The Florida Department of Health (FDH) in St. Lucie County lifted a swim advisory for River Park Marina and Veterans Park on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River. (WPEC)

A portion of the St. Lucie River is under a no swimming advisory.

The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County issued the advisory for the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.

The advisory includes the River Park Marina and Veterans Park.

Sample test results found higher than normal levels of enteric bacteria.

People are advised to avoid swimming in the water as contact may pose an increased risk of disease or illness.

The advisory will remain in place until sample test results come back satisfactory.

Anyone with questions can call the health department at 772-873-4931 and track the results online.





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