Multiple people fall ill after swimming in Lake Roosevelt, water testing underway

Keller Boat Launch
Credit: NPS

FERRY CO., Wash. — People should avoid swimming in Lake Roosevelt between the new Keller Boat Dock and Spring Canyon.

Multiple people have become ill after swimming. Symptoms appear to be similar to the flu or an allergic reaction and are affecting children more than adults.

An alert from the Colville Confederated Tribes says water testing is currently underway.

More information will be released as it is available.