July 9, 2011

Beaches Closed to Bathing

Due to heavy rainfall, Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 5 South Shore beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, July 9, 2011. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.

5 Nassau County South Shore Beaches:

Biltmore Beach Club

Hewlett Point Beach

Island Park Beach

Merrick Estates Civic Association

Philip Healey Beach

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

To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M., call 516-227-9717.