State Government Press Releases

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07/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Scarborough Beach - South and Barrington Town Beach for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Easton's Beach in Newport was re-opened earlier today. RIDOH is also recommending the closure of...
07/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer...
07/24/2019
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 and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may...
07/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing seven beaches because of high bacteria levels at those beaches. RIDOH is recommending closures at: - Easton's Beach in Newport - Scarborough Beach South in Narragansett (Scarborough Beach North remains open) - North...
07/23/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Harmony Hill School Beach in Chepachet and Kent County YMCA Upper Pond in Warwick for swimming because bacteria levels there have returned to acceptable measures. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality...
07/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Lower and Upper Ponds in Warwick 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. The status of a...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Harmony Hill School beach in Chapachet 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...
07/11/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Camp Watchaug and Burlingame Picnic Area, both on Watchaug Pond in Charlestown, for swimming since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality...
07/10/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the beaches at YMCA Camp Watchaug and nearby Burlingame Picnic Area in Charlestown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
06/29/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Third Beach in Middletown, Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, and the beach in Ginny B's Campground in Foster for swimming because bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality...