August 8, 2012
Peconic Dunes Camp Beach (on Great Pond) Closed
Tanner Park Beach Remains Closed
Steers Beach Reopened
James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that Peconic Dunes Camp Beach (on Great Pond) in Peconic is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.
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.
Tanner Park Beach in Copiague 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 at www.suffolkcountyny.gov/health and under “Our Mission”, “Our Environment”, click “Beaches”.