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3 Nassau beaches closed because of bacterial concerns

Seagulls cruise in formation off Philip B. Healey

Seagulls cruise in formation off Philip B. Healey Beach off Florence Avenue in Massapequa. Photo Credit: Newsday/David L. Pokress

Three Nassau beaches -- Biltmore and Philip Healey in Massapequa and Morgan beach in Glen Cove -- remained closed on Saturday because of elevated levels of bacteria, according to the county's Department of Health.

Biltmore and Philip Healey beaches have been closed since July 9 while Saturday was the first day Morgan has been closed.

The rest of the county's beaches that are operating during the 2014 season are open, the department said.

Members of the public can get updated recorded information on beach openings and closures by calling 516-227-9700.


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