MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Nassau County Department of Health on Sunday issued an advisory against people entering the water at 19 beaches.
The advisory comes in response to heavy rainfall in the area Saturday night. Stormwater runoff at beaches can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels above state standards.
The impacted beaches are:
• Centre Island Sound, Oyster Bay
• 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, Locust Valley
• Tappen Beach, Sea Cliff
• Biltmore Beach Club, Massapequa
• Hewlett Point Beach, East Rockaway
• Island Park Beach, Island Park
• Merrick Estates Civic Association, Merrick
• Philip Healey Beach, Massapequa
Anyone seeking up-to-date information on the status of beaches can call 516-227-9700.