Old 02-18-2013, 11:11 AM
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Seriously, though about Hampton, there is probably a chance you could obtain a staph infection. I know of people getting staph infections in lakes/ponds in the Charleston area possibly due to people not picking up after their dogs and the waste runsoff into the waterways. The geese and ducks are what cause the muck at Hampton though and the city did try to deter them from hanging around the pond a couple of years ago when it was drained but I am not sure it worked.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by filobedo View Post
If you plan to get into Hampton, ensure you have had a tetanus shot during the prior 5 - 7 days. The last time I saw it drained was Fall 2009 or 2010 and it was completely dark with muck about 2" thick in most areas.
Not to mention a psychiatric exam.
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