Michael Fine, MD
Director of Health
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
401.272.5952 After hours
Public Health Press Release
||August 30, 2011
||Annmarie Beardsworth (401) 222-3998 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday
HEALTH Recommends Beach Openings
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Barrington Town Beach in Barrington, Bristol Town Beach in Bristol, City Park Beach in Warwick, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick, Oakland Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach in Warrenn for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer season.
The following beaches are still closed:
GOVERNOR NOTTE PARK BEACH in NORTH PROVIDENCE
PLEASE NOTE: BEACH STATUS MAY CHANGE ON A DAILY BASIS. For up to date information about swimming at Rhode Island beaches, go to the HEALTH website at www.health.ri.gov or for recorded information about RI Bathing beaches call (401) 222-2751.