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Tybee issues beach advisory

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The Chatham County Health Department is warning swimmers on South Beach at Chatham Street on Tybee Island of possible bacteria in the water.

The advisory is from 18th Street to Inland Avenue and it does not impact any other beaches on the Island. Officials say there is a possible risk of getting sick from the water because of high levels of enterococci bacteria, which can cause stomach problems.

Officials recommend you do not swim or wade in the water in the effected area. the beach is not closed.

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