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DOH-Sarasota Red Tide Advisory lifted, Oct. 26th

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2:30 p.m., Oct. 26: The Red Tide Health Advisory that has been in place at Turtle Beach, Nokomis Beach, North Jetty, Venice Beach, Service Club Park, Venice Fishing Pier, Brohard Beach, and Caspersen Beach since Wednesday, October 19 has been lifted.

The beach advisory signs have been changed at all beaches at this time with the exception of North Jetty, due to a temporary road closure associated with hurricane Ian clean-up. The signs will be changed as soon as possible once the area is accessible.

Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) officials received testing results today that showed zero cells for red tide were present.

There are no advisories in place for any beaches in Sarasota County at this time.