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On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his plan to get New York’s economy back up and running—not to how it was before, however, but in an adapted fashion that adheres to a …

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by March 18 for two weeks ending April 1, which was then extended through May, pending a decision to …

The Suffolk County Police Department responded to an incident in Kings Park where a man barricaded himself in a neighbor’s home after a domestic violence incident on Sunday. Thankfully, the …

It is becoming increasingly import- ant to wear a mask in public for non-medical uses. Local grocery stores and other essential opera- tions are requiring customers wear a face covering to be …

The COVID-19 virus has infected over 28,000 residents of Suffolk County, killing over 850, and the hospital system continues to be pushed to the limit to keep up with the surge in …

With working from home being the new normal, women have been given a much-celebrated reprieve from our often meddlesome, extravagant beauty routines, but a month into quarantine, as Walmart reports …

William Floyd High School technology teachers have been using their unique talents and the latest technology to help fulfill a critical need: creating personal protective equipment (PPE), …

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by the H1N1 virus from “avian origin,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus, much like what we are dealing with …

The number of positive cases has risen in Suffolk County to over 1,553; with a total of 30,000 tests having been conducted. Of those, a total of 1,463 patients are hospitalized with 506 in the …

The coronavirus pandemic has tak- en a major hit to the economy. Many businesses have had to resort to pay cuts, layoffs, and some are approaching bankruptcy. These unfortunate truths are leading …

Aside from doing the obvious— washing your hands, not touching your face, staying home and cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces in your home, what do we do when we must leave our house to …

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting applications for loans for economic injury disaster with interest loans capping at 3.75 percent. Nonprofits are capped at 2.75 …

Suffolk County has about 6,713 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as reported earlier this week, up nearly 1,000 cases in 24 hours. Over 17,600 people in the county have been tested at the Stony …

During this time, VFW post commander and Suffolk County commander Dave Rogers said he wants to ensure veterans that services are still running, there are just some changes in how we are bringing …

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 …

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 …

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order effective March 20 that calls on non-essential companies to reduce their workforce to encourage social distancing to fight coronavirus. The order …

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