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Posted on: August 21, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 19 Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 19 beaches, effective today, August 21, 2015. 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 – LattingtownLattingtown Beach – Lattingtown
Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow Morgan Sound – Glen Cove
North Hempstead Beach Park – Port WashingtonPiping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
Pryibil Beach – Glen CoveRansom Beach – Bayville
Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster BaySea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff
Soundside Beach – BayvilleStehli Beach – Bayville
Tappen Beach – Glenwood Landing

5 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:

Biltmore Beach Club – MassapequaHewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
Island Park Beach – Island Park Merrick Estates Civic Association – Merrick
Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa

To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 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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