Swimming advisory issued for Hilton Beach lifted Thursday

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UPDATE: The swimming advisory was lifted Thursday afternoon after re-sampling showed bacteria levels in the water at Hilton Park Beach that now meet the state water quality standards.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Officials with the Virginia Department of Health have issued a swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News. 

The beach has bacteria levels that exceed safe levels, according to VDH officials. 

10 On Your Side will share an update when the advisory has been lifted. 

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