No-Body Contact Advisory Issued for Fisherman’s Island State Park

A no-body contact advisory has been issued for Fisherman’s Island State Park in Charlevoix.

Water samples conducted by the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) on Tuesday came back high at 2,419 E. coli per 100ml, resulting in the no-body contact advisory.

The advisory is posted at the beach and calls for no wading, swimming, fishing, or boating. A no-body contact advisory is issued when E. coli are above 1,000 E. coli/100ml.

“Follow-up samples were conducted this morning and results will be available tomorrow morning,” said Jeremy Fruk, HDNW Director of Environmental Health.