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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Four swimming areas in Arkansas have been confirmed closed due to an E. coli threat.

According to the Arkansas Health Department, the following areas are shut down at this time:

  1. Barkshead
  2. Blanchard Springs Main
  3. Blanchard Springs Upper Loop
  4. Gunner Pool

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, E. coli is a large group of bacteria. Some kinds of it can cause diarrhea, while others cause urinary tract infections, respiratory illness and pneumonia, and other illnesses.

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