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RIDOH Recommends Closing Kingston Camp Beach for Swimming, Reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kingston Camp Beach for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor beach in North Kingstown, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Goddard State Park beach in Warwick remain closed for swimming.

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 on a daily basis. 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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