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Recent instances of beachgoers stepping on needles
NEW YORK (WABC) -- As New Yorkers look to the beaches to cool off, there have been recent instances of people getting jabbed by hypodermic needles.
On Tuesday, a lifeguard was stuck at Rockaway Beach in Queens.
Earlier in July on Staten Island two men were pricked by needles at South Beach.
A woman also stepped on a needle at Cedar Grove Beach.
There is no indication whether any of them were infected as a result.
The Parks Department says it cleans the sand at its beaches daily.
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