State Government Press Releases

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07/30/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the...
07/27/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Scarborough State Beach in Narragansett and Fort Adams State Park in Newport for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality...
07/26/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Grinell's Beach, Fogland Beach, Peabody's Beach, and Goddard Memorial State Park for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality...
07/25/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer season.
07/24/2013
HEALTH officials recommended the closure of Barrington Town Beach in Barrington, Grinell's Beach in Tiverton, and Fogland Beach in Tiverton to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the area is safe for swimming. ...
07/16/2013
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Barrington Town Beach in Barrington for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to...
07/12/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Atlantic Beach Club Beach and Sachuest Beach in Middletown for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe...
07/11/2013
HEALTH officials recommended the closure of Oakland Beach in Warwick, Atlantic Beach Club Beach in Middletown, and Sachuest Beach in Middletown to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the area is safe for swimming.
07/09/2013
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure...
07/08/2013
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has recommended the closure of Spring Lake Beach Facility (50 Old Hillside Drive, Glendale, RI) to swimming after a group of people who swam there on July 4 became ill with bloody diarrhea. HEALTH has not yet identified the source of the illness, but...