The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing several beaches because of high bacteria levels:
- Kingston's Camp Beach, in Kingston - Camp Watchaug Beach, in Charlestown - Camp Canonicus Beach, in Exeter - Kent County YMCA Beach, in Warwick
RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH's beaches telephone line (401-222-2751). A list of closed beaches can also be accessed at health.ri.gov.