Excessive Bacteria Closes Crab Meadow Beach

Crab Meadow Beach in Northport is  closed to bathing because of the discovery of excessive bacteria.

Tanner Park Beach in Copiague and Amityville Beach in Amityville, and Venetian Shores Beach in Lindenhurst remain closed.

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott said 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 determines 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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