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Swimming areas in Yates County shut down due to HABs

Health officials in Yates County shut down two swimming areas due to harmful algal blooms.

Indian Pines and Red Jacket swim areas in Penn Yan are closed until further notice, officials said. The parks and playgrounds at those locations are still open.

HABs can be harmful to people, animals and the environment.

Avoiding contact with waters where HABs have been identified is advised.