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Va. Beach issues swimming advisory for part of bay

Wednesday - 8/22/2012, 4:14pm  ET

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for part of the Chesapeake Bay.

Health officials say bacteria levels in the water between Rockbridge Road and Starfish Road exceed state standards. The advisory does not affect the Virginia Beach oceanfront or resort area.

Signs will be posted on the beach between Rockbridge Road and Starfish Road to alert the public that swimming and wading are prohibited until further notice.


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