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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN OKALOOSA COUNTY LIFTS HEALTH ADVISORY FOR GARNIER BAYOU

March 12, 2019

OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLA.The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) has lifted a health advisory for Garnier Bayou in Fort Walton Beach. 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. 

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