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Update: 'No Swim' advisory lifted for Sarasota County beaches

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County health officials have lifted the "No Swim" advisory for the following beaches:
  • Turtle Beach
  • Venice Beach
  • Venice Fishing Pier Beach
  • Manasota Key Beach

The amount of enterococcus bacteria found during water quality testing on Thursday, May 17th was outside acceptable limits. The beaches remain open, however, wading, swimming and water recreation is not recommended as long as there is an advisory in place.

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County expects to have the next round of test results available on Friday, May 18th. 

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