Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closures
There are currently no temporary emergency closures in effect.
For the most up to date temporary emergency closure information, please call our hotline at (631) 444-0480. For any other questions, please call the main shellfish office at (631) 444-0475 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 AM until 4:45 PM.
Effective immediately on Friday, November 1, 2013, the emergency closure implemented in the Town of Hempstead on February 18, 2012 has been rescinded. All the normally certified areas in Hempstead Bay and East Bay are now open and the harvest of shellfish is permitted.