Health Dept. lifts bathing advisory for 19 Nassau beaches

The Nassau County Department of Health issued an

The Nassau County Department of Health issued an advisory Saturday against swimming at 19 beaches in the county due to elevated levels of bacteria.

The Nassau Department of Health on Sunday lifted its advisory against bathing in the water at 19 beaches in the county.

The advisory had been issued a day prior because of bacteria concerns following heavy rainfall Friday night.

Health officials say the beaches that were affected by the advisory typically see an increase in bacteria that may exceed bathing standards due to storm runoff after heavy rains.

The advisory had included 15 North Shore beaches and five South Shore beaches.

For up-to-date recordings on closings and openings, residents can call 516-227-9700.
 

The affected beaches had included:

14 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
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

5 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
Island Park Beach – Island Park
Merrick Estates Civic Association – Merrick
Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa

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