Swimming Advisory Issued Over High Enteric Bacteria Levels at River Park Marina in Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie - Friday November 11, 2022: The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County has issued a swimming advisory for River Park Marin...

November 25, 2022
4:10 AM

Port St. Lucie - Friday November 11, 2022: The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County has issued a swimming advisory for River Park Marina on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River in Port St. Lucie after sample results found higher than normal levels of enteric bacteria. Swimming in the waters around the River Park Marina is not recommended due to an increased risk of illness. The bacteria may cause an upset stomach, diarrhea, eye irritation and skin rashes for those who come into contact with it.

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