State Government Press Releases

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08/11/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Bonnet Shores Beach Club for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
08/10/2018
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 on...
08/08/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Warren Town Beach for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the...
08/07/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Warren Town Beach 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 on a...
08/06/2018
This is the time of year when "Swimmer's Itch" may happen. Wading or swimming in a marshy area with high snail densities increases the likelihood of exposure. "Swimmer's Itch" is a reaction to a small organism that uses snails as a host during one phase of its life cycle. To avoid a reaction towel...
08/04/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Goosewing Beach in Little Compton for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe...
08/01/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goosewing Beach in Little Compton 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...
07/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Larkin Pond Beach Club in Kingston, Kingston Camp beach in Kingston, and DiFonso Recreational Area beach in Glocester for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels...
07/28/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends opening Camp Hoffman Beach in Kingston based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the...
07/28/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends opening Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout...