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Steers Beach Reopened Lloyd Harbor Village Park Remains Closed

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has announced that Steers Beach has reopened, however, Lloyd Harbor Village Park will remain closed.

Huntington, NY - July 19th, 2014 - James L. Tomarken, MD, MSW, MPH, MBA, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, says today that that the beach closure issued for Steers Beach in Northport has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.
 
However, Lloyd Harbor Village Park remains closed.
 
For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822, contact the Department's Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit the website, or view the map here.
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