KEY WEST, Fla. -- Monroe County Health Department officials posted
advisories recommending that people stay out of the water at six
local beaches after elevated bacteria counts were found during
routine testing. Unaffected was Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, the
city's primary beach as well as other Keys public beaches and coral
reefs. A 24-hour beach update hot line was installed for agent and
consumer use: (877) 892-9585 or (305) 293-1653.