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Sarasota area “no swim” advisory lifted at Nokomis Beach

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A “no swim” advisory that has been in place at Nokomis Beach since Thursday, July 21 has been lifted this afternoon. Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today that were at a satisfactory level meeting both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state recreational water standards. Residents and visitors may return to swimming and other water sports at this beach site. The “no swim” advisory signage will be removed.

The school year is right around the corner. As you prepare your “to do” list, the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) reminds parents updated vaccines are required for kindergarten and 7th grade in all Florida schools. A completed DH 680 form is required for registration in Sarasota County public schools. The form is available through your child’s pediatrician and at DOH-Sarasota. Immunizations are available at DOH-Sarasota locations: William L. Little Health and Human Services Center Call for Hours 941-861-2784 2200 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota North Port Health Center Call for Hours 941-861-3864 6950 Outreach Way, North Port

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