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Olcott Beach again closed for swimming

OLCOTT – The Niagara County Department of Health on Thursday issued an advisory that Olcott Beach once again is not safe for swimming due to a high bacteria count.

The beach has been closed several other times this summer. The latest advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

The department will continue to monitor the situation closely and will reopen the beach when conditions return to a safe level.

Additional information is posted on the county web site at

Those with questions about conditions at the beach are asked to call the department at 439-7452.