Friday, March 21, 2014

Fecal Matters: Burfoot Park beach reopened, Thurston County, WA.

BEACH Program Update

Thurston County - Thurston County Health Department reopened Burfoot County Park for swimming and primary contact recreation.

Contact with fecal contaminated waters can result in gastroenteritis, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections, and other illnesses. Children and the elderly may be more vulnerable to waterborne illnesses.

Visit the BEACH web site to find the latest results for these and other saltwater beaches:

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Debby Sargeant is the BEACH Program Manager and is available at 360-407-6139 or for questions.

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