State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the freshwater beach at Ninigret Park in Charlestown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. (This advisory does not affect the saltwater swimming areas near Ninigret Park.) RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach...
06/24/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Watchaug Beach 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. The status of a beach...
06/22/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Holiday Acres Campground Beach in Glocester 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...
06/21/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick and Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The...
06/19/2022
Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe 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 change as new data become available. The most up-to-date beach...
06/17/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick and 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...
06/16/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport and Fogland Beach in Tiverton for swimming because bacteria counts there have returned to safe levels. RIDOH recommends the closure of Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming due to high bacteria...
06/16/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry Beach in Newport 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 new...
06/15/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Fogland Beach in Tiverton and 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....
06/15/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Easton's Beach (also known as First 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...