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Crescent Beach in Huntington is Closed to Bathing

Don't go in the water at Crescent Beach

James L. Tomarken, MD, MSW, MPH, MBA, FRCPC, FACP, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, said today that Crescent Beach in Huntington is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

The following Suffolk County beaches have also been closed in recent weeks: Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Tanner Park Beach in Copiague and Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip. These beaches will remain closed to bathing until water samples indicate that they are safe for bathing.

For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at (631) 852-5822, contact the Department’s Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit the website link below and in the Popular Links box, click on “Beach Advisories Map” (

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