July 8, 2012

5 Beaches Closed to Bathing


Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 5 South Shore beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, July 8, 2012. 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

To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M., call 516.227.9717.

For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings, call 516.227.9700.