These 3 New Jersey Beaches Have Just Been Put On Advisory Due To Meningitis-Causing Fecal Bacteria

This week, several New Jersey swimming lakes have been shut down due to Cyanobacteria blooms. The bacteria is dangerous to ingest or even touch and can cause rashes, flu-like symptoms, gastric distress, and liver and kidney issues. These blooms put a damper on our July 4th plans but there may be something worse in the water…

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

To monitor the beach closings, you can visit the NJ DEP Beach Status Page by clicking here. To learn more about New Jersey’s lake closures, click here.