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Posted on: July 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Public Health Advisory: Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond - LIFTED


Update as of 07-28-22:
The Public Health Advisory that was previously issued on 07-14-22 for Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond in Shrewsbury HAS BEEN LIFTED. Laboratory tests are showing acceptable limits.

Previously communicated:

Date of Record: July 14, 2022

A Public Health Advisory has been issued for Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond in Shrewsbury as laboratory tests show high levels of E. Coli.

During routine seasonal weekly water quality monitoring of select bodies of water in Shrewsbury, high levels of E. Coli were detected at Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond.

The Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) and the Town of Shrewsbury’s Board of Health have issued a Health Advisory until further notice. The advisory will remain in effect until further laboratory tests reveal acceptable and safe water quality limits.

Town officials encourage individuals and their pets to avoid contact with both bodies of water, including fishing, until further notice.

Oak Island Boat Ramp on Flint Pond is located off Route 20, across from Edgemere Boulevard.

If you have further questions, please contact the Shrewsbury Health Department at 508-841-8384.

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