State Government Press Releases

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07/22/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach 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. The status of a beach...
07/21/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Scarborough Beach-South in Narragansett and Barrington Town Beach for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Scarborough Beach- North remains open for swimming. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality...
07/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach in Middletown 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. The status of a...
07/17/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Easton's Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. Third Beach in Middletown remains closed for swimming because bacteria counts are still too high. RIDOH will continue to monitor and...
07/16/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Easton's Beach in Newport and Third 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. The status...
07/04/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Westwood YMCA Beach in Coventry 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. The status...
07/02/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Westwood YMCA beach in Coventry 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 beach may change...
06/28/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening North Kingstown Town Beach 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. The status of a...
06/26/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Hazard's Beach and Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH also recommends closing North Kingstown Town Beach because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to...
06/25/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport 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...