State Government Press Releases

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07/29/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Lincoln Woods State Park Beach in Lincoln, Camp Ruggles Beach in Glocester, and Larkin Pond Association Beach in Kingston for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and...
07/28/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Larkin Pond Association Beach in Kingston and Camp Canonicus Beach in Exeter for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may...
07/28/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Lincoln Woods State Park Beach in Lincoln for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH recommends reopening the Surfer's Rock end of Sachuest Beach (also known as Second Beach) in Middletown for swimming because bacteria...
07/27/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Ruggles Beach in Glocester for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The...
07/22/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Surfer's Rock Area at Sachuest Point Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. (The remainder of Sachuest Beach has acceptable water quality for swimming.) The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) also...
07/21/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kingston's Camp Beach in Kingston 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...
07/20/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Briar Point Beach in Coventry and Hope Pond Recreation Beach in Scituate for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may...
07/20/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Marion Irons and Camp Ruggles beaches in Chepachet and Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality...
07/15/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Grosvenor, the Girls and Boys Club Camp in North Kingstown, for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as...
07/14/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kingston's Camp Beach in Kingston for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH officials will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as...