Health Department

Posted on: May 29, 2018

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

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, May 27, 2018. 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


*5 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:

Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa

Hewlett 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 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.


*This advisory will be lifted at 12 p.m., on Monday, May 28, unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.

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