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Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park closed due to illnesses

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Release Date: Aug. 30, 2016

King County health officials confirmed on Tuesday that Tibbetts Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park has been closed until Wednesday while they investigate the cause of swimmer illnesses. Around 15 children who swam at the beach on Friday have reportedly suffered from vomiting and diarrhea. Health officials are not recommending the closure of any other beaches along Lake Sammamish.