Bacteria Closes Valley Grove Beach in Eaton’s Neck

Valley Grove Beach in Eaton’s Neck is closed to bathing because  high levels of bacteria have been found.

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

The beach will reopen when the bacteria level has subsided.

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

Interactive map of beach closures/advisories- https://ny.healthinspections.us/ny_beaches/

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