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Numbers rise; community transmitting

Currently, the county is working to implement potential temporary hospital spaces including pods located adjacent to the county jail in Yaphank, the Foley Nursing Facility in Yaphank or possibly the Suffolk County Community College campuses. Conversations are continuing.

Sanjey Gupta, M.D., chair of emergency medicine at Southside Hospital, explained that only recently the Rocky Mountain Laboratories found out how long the COVID-19 virus lasted on several common …

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone provided an update of the county’s response to the coronavirus earlier this week. At that time, he disclosed that a member of his team, deputy …

Long Island’s first drive-through coronavirus test site opened earlier this week at Jones Beach State Park. The sites allow qualified professionals to swab people who suspect they have the …

Earlier this week, Long Island saw its first school closure at Shoreham-Wading River amid the coronavirus outbreak. As of Monday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone assured that the …

Suffolk County confirmed six cases of the novel coronavirus, five of which were people being hospitalized in isolation. As of Wednesday, the county had 72 people in precautionary quarantine, …

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