State Government Press Releases

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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...
07/03/2013
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Conimicut Point 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.
07/02/2013
HEALTH officials recommended the closure of Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick 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. The following licensed beaches remain closed to swimming due to...
06/27/2013
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Warren 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. ...
06/25/2013
The Department of Health (HEALTH) has determined water quality at Warren Town Beach in Warren and Oakland Beach in Warwick to be unsuitable for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming.
06/21/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Hazard's Beach in Newport and 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...
06/20/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick 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.
06/19/2013
HEALTH officials recommend re-opening North Kingstown 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...