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Five tips to be 'green' at home

These steps will help you contribute to a healthier environment

Victory Recovery Partners announced that it has opened a new addiction recovery center in Shirley.  The company presently operates centers in Farmingville, Riverhead, and …

In response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brookhaven Town continues to closely monitor the guidance provided by the CDC, New York State Department of Health and Suffolk …

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, …

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 …

Local hospitals assure the community protocols are in place and encourage res- idents to practice good health measures like washing their hands. Long Island Community Hospital, East …

We asked parents from Bay Shore to Bellport how they were coping with teaching their kids about the coronavirus, mitigating their risk for contraction, and what the next steps were in terms of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

Representatives from the Patchogue Lioness Lions Club visited Long Island Community Hospital to present a $15,000 donation. The gift was made in support of a new X-ray table for the hospital’s …

In order to stay ahead of the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the current COVID-19 outbreak, Stony Brook University is hosting a donation drive, accepting donations in-person …

Tips on how to keep ticks away, what diseases they transmit, and how to protect your home. There are three species of ticks that should be watched out for: blacklegged (deer) ticks, Lone Star …

Nathaniel Woodhull Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students recently placed sixth out of 31 Suffolk County teams in the third annual Suffolk Zone Fit Club competition sponsored by the New …

Earlier this spring, the William Floyd Learning Center along with the WFLC PTO held its inaugural Special Needs Resource Fair with an emphasis on mental health services. With the theme, “Stop the …

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists is announcing the grand opening of its newest treatment facility, at 49 Route 347, in Port Jefferson Station on Monday, July 29. Located on Long Island’s …

Offering the most cutting-edge cancer treatment available on Long Island, New York Cancer and Blood Specialists hosted the grand opening of its newest center on Monday night in the parking lot at 49 …

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