The Nassau County Department of Health is closing 19 beaches on the North and South Shore this weekend.
The closings are a precautionary measure due to recent heavy rains that may have elevated bacteria levels at beaches.
North Shore beaches:
Centre Island Sound, Creek Club, Lattingtown Beach, Laurel Hollow Beach, Morgan Sound, North Hempstead Beach Park, Piping Rock Beach Club, Prybil Beach, Ransom Beach Roosevelt Beach, Sea Cliff Village Beach, Soundside Beach, Stehli Beach, Tappen Beach
South Shore beaches:
Biltmore Beach Club, Hewlett Point Beach, Island Park Beach, Merrick Estates Civic Association, Philip Healey Beach