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Five answers to your questions about leaving the house

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 …

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 …

The New York State on PAUSE executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo states that all non-essential businesses must close operation for all in-office personnel functions across New York. A …

Considering the executive order initiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in order to prevent additional spread of coronavirus, the state’s Department of Economic Development compiled a list of …

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 …

This is a tentative list and will continue to be updated as the situation changes. If you have an addition we should know about, feel free to contact us.   OPEN: Davis Park Ferry Bay …

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 …

PSEG Long Island announced today that they provider would be suspending shut-offs for residential customers amid the coronavirus spread. The company released the following statement …

Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …

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 …

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, …

The average American family spends about $919 on its prom-goers, according to a Visa survey. The average cost of the dress alone: $100 to $600. To help teens and their families with some of those …

The Browns River estuary has been no stranger to dredge spoil deposits, and the Town of Islip has acknowledged that addressing the issues here is “a top priority.” “We are …

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