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Local beaches close amid the Coronavirus crisis

Posted at 10:27 AM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 09:21:20-04

The beach is one of the many reasons people come to Florida, but to stop the spread of the Coronavirus beaches in Lee and Collier counties are closing.

The City of Naples closed all public beaches within city limits yesterday ones in Lee county will close today at six.

Coronavirus closings and postponements around Southwest Florida

The closures include piers, walkways, restrooms, and parking areas.

The beaches will remain closed until further notice.

The county sites include:

Beach Parks
Bonita Beach Park
Bowditch Point Park
Bowman's Beach Park
Causeway Islands
Crescent Beach Family Park
Little Hickory Island Beach Park
Lynn Hall Memorial Beach Park
Matanzas Pass Preserve
San Carlos/Bunche Beach Preserve
Turner Beach Park

Beach Accesses
Alison Hagerup Beach Park
Andy Rosse Lane paddlecraft launch
Boca Grande Beach Accesses
Bonita Beach Accesses
Dog Beach Park
Estero Island Beach Access
Matanzas Bridge Fishing Pier

Charlotte County has announced they will be closing their beaches.

Charlotte County beaches will be closed as of 6 a.m. Sunday.

The closure affects Englewood Beach and Port Charlotte Beach.