August 14, 2012
Sayville Beach and Sayville Marina Park Beach Reopened
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, said today that the beach closures issued for Sayville Beach and Sayville Marina Park Beach have been lifted. Results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.
Benjamin Beach in Bayshore, 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.”