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Health Advisory Rescinded for Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park and Bayou Grande at Navy Point

By FDOH Escambia

April 13, 2016

Pensacola, Fla. – Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is rescinding the health advisory for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida: 

Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park

Bayou Grande, Navy Point - North of Sunset Avenue Bridge 

Follow-up sampling of the affected areas indicates an adequate reduction in bacteria levels.

We will continue to monitor the water quality in these areas and advise the public of our results.  For more information, contact the FDOH-Escambia’s Environmental Health office at 850-595-6700 or visit