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Posted on: July 26, 2018

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

Nassau CountyDepartment of Health Issues Advisory 

Against Bathing at19 Beaches 


Mineola,NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuingan advisory against bathing at 19 beaches, effective today, July 23,2018.  This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beachesknown to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall. Stormwater runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacterialevels, which may cause exceedances of the New York State standard for bathingwater quality.


*14North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:

CentreIsland Sound – Bayville

CreekClub – Lattingtown

LattingtownBeach – Lattingtown 

LaurelHollow Beach – Laurel Hollow 

MorganSound – Glen Cove

NorthHempstead Beach Park – Port Washington

PipingRock Beach Club – Locust Valley

PryibilBeach – Glen Cove

RansomBeach – Bayville 

TheodoreRoosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay

SeaCliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff 

SoundsideBeach – Bayville

StehliBeach – Bayville

TappenBeach – Glenwood Landing


*5South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:

BiltmoreBeach Club – Massapequa

HewlettPoint Beach – East Rockaway

IslandPark Beach – Island Park 

MerrickEstates Civic Association – Merrick 

PhilipHealey Beach – Massapequa


To speak with a Health Departmentrepresentative, weekdays, 9 a.m., - 4:45 p.m., call 

(516) 227-9717.


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


*This advisory will be lifted at 8 a.m.,on Tuesday, July 24, unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samplesreveal elevated bacterial levels.

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