August 16, 2012
West Meadow Beach Closed
Benjamin Beach, Tanner Park Beach, and
Peconic Dunes Camp (Great Pond) Beach Remain Closed
James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, says today that West Meadow Beach in Stony Brook is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.
Additionally, Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Tanner Park Beach in Copiague and Peconic Dunes Camp Beach on Great Pond in Peconic remain closed to bathing due to elevated bacterial numbers.
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.”