Swimming Advisory Issued for Beaches Along Cape Story and First Landing State Park

The city’s health department has issued a swimming and wading advisory for the Chesapeake Bay between Wake Forest and Kendall streets because of bacteria levels in the water.

The advisory includes the First Landing State Park coastline along the bay. It does not affect the Oceanfront.

Recent tests by the health department found bacteria levels exceeded State Water Quality Standards, according to a news release.

Signs will be posted on the beach.

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