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King Park Swim Area Closed for Swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing King Park Swim Area in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria counts.

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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