July 3, 2012 - The Hillsborough County Health Department has issued a health advisory for Ben T. Davis Beach due to elevated levels of bacteria found in the waters. As a result, the beach has been closed for swimming. Patrons can still sunbath on the beach or picnic, but it is recommended that they not enter the water. Signs have been posted and staff is on duty to monitor and alert the public of the health advisory.
Picnic Island Park Beach, located at 7404 Picnic Island Boulevard and Cypress Point Park, located at 5620 W. Cypress Street are open for swimming, sunbathing and picnicking.
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