A second wave of the coronavirus pandemic continued to explode across Long Island this past week, much like it did last spring, as government and health officials scrambled to find ways to tamp down the wildfire as well as prepare to defend against its onslaught.
Hampton Bays, Riverhead Declared ‘Yellow Zone’ Clusters By State; East Hampton Sees Highest Weekly...
The coronavirus pandemic surged across the South Fork this week, with East Hampton Town recording its largest weekly increase in new cases yet, and portions of the region landing in the state’s microcluster zone protocols.
COVID Infections Spiking, County Warns Of 'Serious Consequences' For Party Hosts Over Holidays
Cases of COVID-19 in Suffolk County, and locally, have been on a steady uptick in the last two weeks, and spiked over the last three days to levels not seen since May, in what Suffolk County health officials say they suspect reflects the spread of coronavirus at Halloween parties.
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As more Americans in the northern states return to schools, workplaces and spend more time indoors, where both flu and the coronavirus spread most easily, doctors and nurses are trying to sound the alarm of heightened personal health dangers of a “co-infection” of flu and COVID-19, as well as the fears of a new spike in hospitalizations from the two respiratory viruses.
The coming flu season and the similarities in symptoms of the flu and a coronavirus infection is expected to strain testing facilities’ ability to quickly confirm which, if either, infection a sick person has.
Last week, the National LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation named Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
A scramble by the East Hampton Town Board to grant Stony Brook Southampton Hospital a necessary approval before a state grant deadline this month sparked a heated argument at two recent meetings of the Town Board over the hospital’s plans to build a satellite emergency room on Pantigo Road.
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Paddlers interested in exploring the waterways traversed by the East End’s indigenous cultures are invited to join the Southampton Historical Museum in a “Long Island Indigenous Perspective Paddle Tour at Conscience Point,” which will be led by Chenae Bullock on Saturday, August 15.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital announced on Friday that it has zero COVID-19 patients in its isolation unit for the first time since early March, after discharging a patient who had been in the hospital for 120 days, including four weeks on a ventilator.
After Thousands Attend Water Mill Chainsmokers Concert, State Officials Decry Town’s Decision to Allow...
Thousands of concertgoers attended a charity music festival headlined by The Chainsmokers in Water Mill on Saturday evening, drawing sharp condemnation from state public health officials and Governor Andrew Cuomo.