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'No Swim' advisories issued to beaches in Manatee, Sarasota Counties

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MANATEE/SARASOTA COUNTIES, FL (WWSB) - Florida Department of Health has issued 'No Swim' advisories for some beaches in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. 

According to the Department of Health, the following beaches are affected: 

  • Caspersen Beach
  • Bird Key Park Beach 
  • Bayfront North Park 

DOH Officials say the amount of enterococcus bacteria found during water quality testing on Tuesday, September 4th was outside acceptable limits.

The advisories will be in effect until the water meets Environmental Protection Agency. 

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