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Valley Grove Beach Closed to Bathing

Beech Road Beach remains closed

  • 3 September 2020
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Valley Grove Beach Closed to Bathing

Beech Road Beach remains closed

 

Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. Beech Road Beach in Rocky Point remains closed.

 

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.  http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/EnvironmentalQuality/Ecology/BeachMonitoringProgram.aspx

 

To view an interactive map of beach closures/advisories, visit: https://ny.healthinspections.us/ny_beaches/

 

 

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