Sandy Bottom Beach closed due to blue-green algae

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August 05, 2016 08:28 PM

A popular beach on Honeoye Lake is closed due to blue-green algae.

Officials say Sandy Bottom Beach is closed due to the blooms. The algae can produce toxins which can pose health risks. Symptoms include allergic reactions or eye, skin, nose and throat irritation.

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If you develop these signs, the health department says you need to get medical attention.


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