ALERT: You DO NOT Want To Swim In These New York Beaches, Health Department Warns

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Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 14 beaches, effective today, July 14, 2017. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall.

Stormwater runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels, which may cause exceedances of the New York State standard for bathing water quality.

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
– Sea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff
– Soundside Beach – Bayville
– Stehli Beach – Bayville
– Tappen Beach – Glenwood Landing
– Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay