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Swimming advisory at Trout Lakehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/swimming-advisory-at-trout-lakeSwimming advisory at Trout Lake<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Due to high levels of bacteria in the water swimming and wading are not recommended at Trout Lake in Vancouver.</p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Why is swimming not recommended at these beaches?</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">High levels of E. coli bacteria in the water increase risk of gastro-intestinal illness to swimmers. VCH is working to monitor the water quality and remove the swimming advisory once the levels have decreased.</p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Want more information?<br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">E. coli counts for the Vancouver-area beaches are updated every Friday, based on sampling results. See the<a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/environmental-health-inspections/pools-beaches/beach-water-quality-reports" target="_blank"> latest beach water quality reports</a> for more information. <br></p><img alt=" " src="/PublishingImages/swimming-adviosry.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

 

 

Swimming advisory at Trout Lakehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/swimming-advisory-at-trout-lakeSwimming advisory at Trout Lake2018-07-19T07:00:00Z
Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul's Hospitalhttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/leading-edge-mental-health-and-addictions-care-model-launches-at-st-pauls-hospitalLeading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul's Hospital2018-07-18T07:00:00Z
Vancouvers West End sees expanded services with opening of new CHChttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/vancouvers-west-end-sees-expanded-services-with-opening-of-new-chcVancouvers West End sees expanded services with opening of new CHC2018-07-18T07:00:00Z
Be careful as the weather heats uphttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/be-careful-as-the-weather-heats-upBe careful as the weather heats up2018-07-16T07:00:00Z
Artist's donation to Squamish General Hospital enlivens waiting room areahttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/artists-donation-to-squamish-general-hospital-enlivens-waiting-room-areaArtist's donation to Squamish General Hospital enlivens waiting room area2018-07-14T07:00:00Z

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