Health Officials Temporarily Close Beaches in Nassau, Suffolk

The Nassau County DOH are concerned about bacteria in the water after heavy rain

Saturday, Jun 2, 2012  |  Updated 12:37 PM EDT
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LI Officials Temporarily Close Beaches

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Health officials in Nassau and Suffolk counties temporarily closed beaches after heavy rainfall, citing a risk of large amounts of bacteria in the water.

Suffolk county officials have closed nearly all of their beaches on the south and north shore, and Nassau county has closed 19 beaches, included four along the Atlantic Ocean and 15 along the Long Island Sound.

For a full list of the closed beaches, click here.

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