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Beachgoers advised not to bathe at 18 Nassau County beaches

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 10:44:17-04

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Due to Thursday night’s heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has issued an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches.

The advisory goes into effect Friday through 7 a.m. Saturday unless additional heavy rainfall occurs or water samples show elevated bacteria levels, according to officials.

The advisory was issued as a precautionary measure for beaches typically known to be impacted by stormwater runoff, which can impact bathing water quality.

The following beaches fall under the advisory:

Centre Island Sound – Bayville
Creek Club – Lattingtown
Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown
Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow
Morgan Sound – Glen Cove
North Hempstead Beach Park – Port Washington
Piping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
Pryibil Beach – Glen Cove
Ransom Beach – Bayville
Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay
Sea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff
Soundside Beach – Bayville
Stehli Beach – Bayville
Tappen Beach – Glenwood Landing
Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
Island Park Beach – Island Park
Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa

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