Escambia County, Florida Issues Health Advisory for Inland Marine Areas

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) —  Escambia County, Florida and the Florida Department of Health have issued a health advisory for the following inland marine areas:

  • Bayou Texar at Bayview Park
  • Bayou Chico at Lakewood Park
  • Bayou Grande at Navy Point Park
  • Big Lagoon State Park
  • Quiet Water Beach
  • Sanders Beach

FDOH-Escambia advises against engaging in any water-related activities at the above locations due to the potential for high bacteria levels.  The Florida Department of Health will continue to monitor the water quality in these areas and advise the public of our results.

For more information, contact the FDOH-Escambia Environmental Health office at 850-595-6700 or visit

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