Mineola, NY - Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 18 beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, August 13, 2014. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.
14 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Centre Island Sound Creek Club Lattingtown Beach Laurel Hollow BeachMorgan BeachNorth Hempstead Beach ParkPiping Rock Beach ClubPryibil BeachRansom BeachSea Cliff Village BeachSoundside BeachStehli BeachTappen BeachTheodore Roosevelt Beach
4 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Biltmore Beach ClubHewlett Point BeachIsland Park BeachMerrick Estates Civic Association
In addition, Philip Healey Beach in Massapequa remains 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.