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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Five North Shore Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at five beaches, effective today, June 11, 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.


*5 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:

Creek Club – Lattingtown

Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown

Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow

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

(516) 227-9717.


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


*This advisory will be lifted at 9 a.m., on Wednesday, June 12, unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.

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