State Government Press Releases

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08/23/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Surfer's End at Sachuest 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...
08/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Bristol Town Beach as well as Dyer Woods Campground in Foster for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach season. The status...
08/22/2019
The Rhode Island of Department Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. There are currently no Rhode Island licensed beaches under swimming advisories. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality...
08/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach season. The status of a beach may change as new data...
08/20/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Surfer's End at Sachuest Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels, and re-opening YMCA Camp Watchaug and Burlingame Picnic Area in Charlestown since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels.
08/16/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown and Camp Watchaug in Charlestown 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....
08/15/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing YMCA Camp Fuller in South Kingstown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach season. The status of a beach may change as...
08/07/2019
The Rhode Island of Department Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Roy Carpenter's Beach in South Kingstown for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. There are currently no Rhode Island licensed beaches under swimming advisories. RIDOH will continue to monitor the...
08/05/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the re-opening Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach...
08/04/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Yawgoog Scout Reservation in Hopkinton and Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...