People warned against going to SWFL beaches due to bacteria, debris, sewage

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A warning for people in Southwest Florida ahead of the weekend: Don’t swim at the beach, or you might get sick from bacteria or other hazards.

Health officials are warning that a dip in the Gulf of Mexico isn’t worth the risk, as bacteria in the water could make you seriously ill. Two weeks after Hurricane Ian hit our area, some people are slowly getting back to normal, which for many means going to the beach for a swim, but right now that is not the best time. There are still many things that can hurt you in

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  1. Just came home from the Keys they have signs about the high bacteria there too, advise against swimming in the ocean or bayside

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