Health Department issues bathing advisory at 8 Long Island beaches

LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- The Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches due to heavy rainfall.

The department says stormwater runoff has caused elevated levels of bacteria which are expected to last through Memorial Day.

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Stormwater runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels.

North Shore Beaches:

Centre Island Sound - Bayville

Creek Club - Lattingtown

Lattingtown Beach - Lattingtown

Laurel Hollow Beach - Laurel Hollow

Morgan Sound - Glen Cove

North Hempstead Beach Park - Port Washington

Piping Rock Beach Club - Locust Valley

Pryibil Beach - Glen Cove

Ransom Beach - Bayville

Theodore Roosevelt Beach - Oyster Bay

Sea Cliff Village Beach - Sea Cliff

Soundside Beach - Bayville

Stehli Beach - Bayville

Tappen Beach - Glenwood Landing

South Shore Beaches:

Biltmore Beach Club - Massapequa

Hewlett Point Beach - East Rockaway

Island Park Beach - Island Park
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