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Advisory issued for Polk Street Beach

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

The Chatham County Health Department has issued an advisory for Polk Street Beach on the northern tip of Tybee Island.

The affected area runs along the mouth of the Savannah River form the end of the beach to the jetty.

The beach is not closed but there is a possible risk of illness for those who come in contact with the water.

The health department says folks should not swim or wade in the affected water and any fish caught should be thoroughly washed and cooked before eating.

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