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FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN OKALOOSA COUNTY LIFTS HEALTH ADVISORY FOR TOM’S BAYOU

By Shayne Stewart

August 20, 2018

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN OKALOOSA COUNTY LIFTS HEALTH ADVISORY FOR TOM’S BAYOU 

Okaloosa County, Fla.The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) has lifted a health advisory for the Tom’s Bayou area to the Highway 20E Bridge in Valparaiso, Florida. Sampling of the waters in that area have resulted in bacterial levels below the advisory level.

For more information about the potential health effects of wastewater overflow, residents and visitors are encouraged to contact DOH-Okaloosa at (850) 833-9247 or www.healthyokaloosa.com.