This goes into the "icky folder."
The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued a beach closure at Jack Hyde Park and Dickman Mill Park, on Ruston Way this morning. Advisory signs have been posted due to a sewage spill into Commencement Bay.
Contact with fecal contaminated waters can result in gastroenteritis, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. Children and the elderly may be more vulnerable to waterborne illnesses.