The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. Currently, all other licensed beaches are open and safe for swimming.
The status of a beach may change daily. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH's beaches telephone line (401-222-2751) and online:
General beach information A list of beach closures An interactive beach map with closures indicated