Mineola, NY - Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 16 beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, July 15, 2014. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.
13 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Centre Island SoundCreek ClubLattingtown BeachLaurel Hollow BeachNorth Hempstead Beach ParkPiping Rock Beach ClubPryibil BeachRansom BeachSea Cliff Village BeachSoundside BeachStehli BeachTappen BeachTheodore Roosevelt Beach
3 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Hewlett Point BeachIsland Park BeachMerrick Estates Civic Association
In addition, Biltmore and Philip Healey Beaches in Massapequa and Morgan Beach in Glen Cove remain closed to bathing due to elevated levels of bacteria.
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 closings and openings, call 516-227-9700.