All Nassau beaches open to swimming

Lattingtown Beach was one of the sites closed Lattingtown Beach was one of the sites closed in Nassau after heavy rainfall early in the 2013 beach season. Photo Credit: Jessica Stallone, 2012

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All Nassau County beaches operating for 2013's season are now open, county health officials said Thursday in a release.

As of Tuesday morning, 19 beaches had been closed to bathing as a precautionary measure related to heavy rainfall, which could have led to higher bacterial levels through stormwater runoff, the health department said.

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