State Government Press Releases

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07/23/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends no swimming at Dyer Woods Campground Beach in Foster and Larkin's Pond Beach Club in Kingston because of high bacteria. Camp Hoffman and Kingston's Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston remain under no-swimming advisories. RIDOH will continue...
07/21/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Canonicus in Exeter for swimming because bacteria have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends no swimming at Camp Hoffman and Kingston's Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH will...
07/15/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Ginny B's Campground in Foster, Kent County YMCA in Warwick, and Kingston's Camp in Kingston for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water...
07/13/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Hoffman in Kingston for swimming because bacteria have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends no swimming at Camp Canonicus in Exeter because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review...
07/09/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Canonicus in Exeter for swimming because bacteria have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends no swimming at Kent Count YMCA Lower Pond in Warwick, Ginny B Campground Beach and Dyer Woods Campground Beach in Foster,...
07/07/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Hoffman and Kingston Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston, and Camp Canonicus in Exeter for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
06/26/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach in Middletown for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status...
06/25/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer. The status...
06/24/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change...
06/23/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may...