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Nassau County Closes 14 Beaches After Heavy Rainfall

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The Nassau County Health Department has closed more than a dozen beaches to bathing after heavy rains soaked the area on Wednesday.

Officials are concerned runoff water from the rain could elevate bacteria levels and have closed 14 beaches along Nassau County’s north shore.

See below for a full list:

Centre Island Sound
Creek Club
Lattingtown Beach
Laurel Hollow Beach
Morgan Sound
North Hempstead Beach Park
Piping Rock Beach Club
Prybil Beach
Ransom Beach
Roosevelt Beach
Sea Cliff Village Beach
Soundside Beach
Stehli Beach
Tappen Beach

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