August 12, 2013
Five Beaches Closed to Bathing
Uniondale, NY - Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following five South Shore beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, August 12, 2013. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.
5 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Biltmore Beach Club
Hewlett Point Beach
Island Park Beach
Merrick Estates Civic Association
Philip Healey Beach
To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M., call
For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings, call 516-227-9700.