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Valley Grove Beach Closed to Bathing

Tanner Park Beach Remains Closed

  • 25 July 2020
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Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck has closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. Tanner Park Beach in Copiague remains closed to bathing.

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

The beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the bacteria have subsided to acceptable levels.

For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822 or contact the Department's Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours.

To view an interactive map of beach closures/advisories, visit:

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