State Government Press Releases

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06/27/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth because of high bacteria levels. The beach at Ginny B's Campground in Foster remain closed, awaiting new test results. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach...
06/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Fort Adams State Park Beach in Newport since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends closing Ginny B's Campground Beach in Foster because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to...
06/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston for swimming because bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. Fort Adams in Newport remains...
06/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Fort Adams in Newport remain closed for swimming due...
06/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Spring Lake in Burrillville for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Fort Adams in Newport and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth remain closed...
06/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening King Park Beach in Newport, Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and Grinnell's Beach in Tiverton since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Spring Lake Beach in...
06/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Spring Lake in Burrillville for swimming because of high bacteria levels. This is the second closure of Spring Lake this season. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
06/20/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and King Park in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to...
06/19/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Grinell's Beach in Tiverton for swimming because of high bacteria levels, and re-opening Spring Lake in Burrillville since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach...
06/11/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville 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...