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High demand leads to appointment delays

Suffolk County residents that are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are expected to face some delays when finding an appointment this month.Community members who fall into Phase 1A and 1B criteria …

Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. With the county witnessing a 12.8 percent positivity rate on …

Amid the second wave of the pandemic, with Suffolk County witnessing double-digit positivity rates, Legis. Rudy Sunderman said with no doubt that the health and safety of the county constituency is …

For the sake of public health awareness, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone confronted the public with a pledge in the form of a social media campaign to #TakeYourShot. “The arrival of …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman recently joined with young Caitlyn Michiels, the founder of the nonprofit organization Caitlyn’s Vision, as she donated 300 sets of light covers to the …

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new challenges to all students as they return to school this fall. With the many new plans in place, fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and lead to strong emotion. …

As PSEG deploys crews to address the thousands of Long Islanders without power, the company released these tips to stay safe among possible damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.  Downed …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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