Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at four beaches, effective today, June 3, 2019. 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.
In addition, Philip Healey beach in Massapequa remains closed until further notice due to elevated bacterial levels.
*4 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Creek Club – Lattingtown
Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown
North Hempstead Beach Park – Port Washington
Piping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9 a.m., - 4:45 p.m., call
For up-to-date recorded information on beach openings and closings, call (516) 227-9700.
*This advisory will be lifted at 7 a.m., on Tuesday, June 4, unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.