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Conimicut Point Beach Reopened for Swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. The beach is located in Warwick. Oakland Beach in Warwick, Warren Town Beach, and King Park Beach in Newport remain closed.

When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a beach may change daily. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH's beaches telephone line (401-222-2751).

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