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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 18 Beaches

Nassau County, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches, effective today, July 18, 2023.  This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall.  Stormwater runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels, which may cause exceedances of the New York State standard for bathing water quality.

*14 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Centre Island Sound – Bayville
Creek Club – Lattingtown
Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown 
Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow 
Morgan Sound – Glen Cove
North Hempstead Beach Park – Port Washington
Piping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
Pryibil Beach – Glen Cove
Ransom Beach – Bayville 
Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay
Sea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff 
Soundside Beach – Bayville
Stehli Beach – Bayville
Tappen Beach – Glenwood Landing 

*4 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
Island Park Beach – Island Park 
Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa


*This advisory will be lifted at 7 a.m., on Thursday, July 20 unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.

 To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9 a.m., - 4:45 p.m., call (516) 227-9717.

 For up-to-date recorded information on beach openings and closings, call (516) 227-9700.

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