State Government Press Releases

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08/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport, Camp Watchaug and Burlingame Picnic Area in Charlestown, and Briar Point Beach in Coventry because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH is also recommending that Roy Carpenter's Beach in...
08/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming due to high bacteria levels. The following beaches are currently closed for swimming: - Briar Point Beach in Coventry - Burlingame Picnic Area and Camp Watchaug in...
08/01/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Easton's Beach in Middletown for swimming due to high bacteria levels. RIDOH also recommends the closure of Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to...
08/01/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the re-opening of Scarborough Beach South for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH recommends the closure of Burlingame Picnic Area on Watchaug Pond in Charlestown for swimming due to high bacteria levels....
07/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Camp Watchaug in Charlestown and Briar Point Beach in Coventry for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer season....
07/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Scarborough Beach - North for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to acceptable levels. Scarborough Beach - South remains closed for swimming. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Scarborough Beach (North and South) in Narragansett for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are working to determine the source of high bacteria levels. ...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in Saunderstown and Kent County YMCA Lower Pond Warwick for swimming. These recommendation are based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. No Rhode Island beaches are...
07/27/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Dunes Park Beach in Westerly, Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, and Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Camp Grosvenor in Saunderstown and Kent...
07/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry Beach and Fort Adams Beach in Newport, Saunderstown Yacht Club, Beach Bonnet Shores Beach in Narragansett, and North Kingstown Town Beach for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Sandy...