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Grieving without gathering: How funeral homes helped families during COVID-19

During the height of the pandemic last year, while so many people were at home quarantining with their families, one profession faced the toll of COVID-19 head-on. “That was a scary time for …

Suffolk County will offer a COVID-19 vaccine point of distribution on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at William Floyd High School. County volunteers will provide doses of the single-dose …

Drivers in Suffolk may soon have to practice social distancing following the recent approval of legislation requiring motorists to keep at least three feet of distance while passing a bicycle.The new …

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 …

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