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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BAY COUNTY HEALTHY BEACHES MONITORING PROGRAM

March 20, 2019

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County conducts saltwater beach water quality monitoring in accordance with the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Water samples are collected twice a month between March and October. The samples are analyzed for enteric bacteria that normally inhabit the intestinal tract of humans and animals, and may cause human disease, infections or rashes.