37 Suffolk beaches, 14 in Nassau closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels

Officials say swimming will be allowed once testing reveals that the bacteria has subsided.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2023, 10:12 PM

Updated 280 days ago

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A total of 51 beaches on Long Island were closed to swimming Friday due to high levels of bacteria found in the water.
A total of 37 of those beaches were in Suffolk County, and 14 were in Nassau County.
Officials say swimming will be allowed once testing reveals that the bacteria has subsided.
For a list of beaches that are closed to swimming, click here.


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