Mineola, NY - Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, July 28, 2014. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.
3 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Hewlett Point BeachIsland Park BeachMerrick Estates Civic Association
In addition, Biltmore and Philip Healey Beaches in Massapequa 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.