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Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 7 Suffolk County Beaches

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Seven Suffolk County beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

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Immersion in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.

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Suffolk County, NY - August 2, 2016 - James L. Tomarken, MD, MSW, MPH, MBA,Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, says today that the following beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria:

Amityville Village Beach in Amityville
Tanner Park Beach in Copiague
Venetian Shores Beach in Lindenhurst
Copiague Harbor (Great South Bay) POA in Copiague
Gold Star Battalion Park Beach in Huntington
Nathan Hale Beach Club in Huntington Bay
Peconic Dunes County Park (Lake) in Southold
 
Note: Immersion 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 affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 631-852-5822, contact the Department's Office of Ecology at 631-852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit here and here