Nassau, Suffolk health departments issue advisory against bathing at several Long Island beaches
The health departments in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Monday issued advisories against bathing at several Long Island beaches following heavy rainfall.
The advisory is based on the potential presence of bacteria in excess of New York state standards.
This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall.
In Nassau County, the 18 beaches included in the advisory are: 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
4 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
- Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
- Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
- Island Park Beach – Island Park
- Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa
In Suffolk County, there are 63 beaches affected by the advisory. Click here for an interactive map of the beach closures and advisories.