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Posted on: June 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Public Notice of Swimmer's Itch At The Lake

Swimmer’s itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, appears as a skin rash and is caused by an allergic reaction to a parasite that burrows into the lake swimmer’s skin. The main cause of swimmer’s itch is the parasite that is passed to the water from infected animals such as ducks. 

  • Please do not feed the ducks; ducks are found in large concentrations near our swimming beaches primarily because of the availability of food. 
  • Clean all trash and left-over food before leaving the beach; this also attracts the ducks.

Questions? Contact the City of Lake Stevens Surface Water Department at (425) 622-9442 or the Snohomish County Health District at or (425) 339-5200

COLS Swimmers Itch Public Notice 6-04-21

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