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Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Closed

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Lake Ronkonkoma Beach is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

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Lake Ronkonkoma, NY - June 23, 2015 - Lake Ronkonkoma Beach is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.

For the latest information on regulated 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 at Suffolk County Beaches.