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Couchiching Beach swimming advisory lifted

It was first issued on July 20
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It's safe to swim at Couchiching Beach Park after the health unit lifted its swimming advisory at the popular park. Dave Dawson/OrilliaMatters File Photo

NEWS RELEASE
SIMCOE MUSKOKA DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT
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The City of Orillia has received notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that the swimming advisory at Couchiching Beach, located at Couchiching Beach Park, has been lifted.

A swimming advisory was issued by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit on July 20, 2021, due to a higher than normal bacteria count.

All three swimming areas in Orillia are now open for swimming. This includes Couchiching Beach, Moose Beach and Portage Bay.

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