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Water Advisory Lifted at Wicomico County's Cove Road Beach

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BIVALVE, Md. - The water advisory for Wicomico County's Cove Road Beach has been lifted.

The Wicomico County Health Department says it sampled the water at the Bivalve beach on Monday; results Tuesday showed the bacteria levels have decreased and are within the limits established by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

According to the health department, beachgoers should avoid entering the water after periods of heavy rain. Exposure to bacteria, viruses and parasites in contaminated water can cause health problems  ranging from ear, nose, and eye infections to diarrhea, vomiting, hepatitis, encephalitis, skin rashes and respiratory illnesses.

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