Health

Amateur Coronavirus Trackers Weigh In On the Numbers

A handful of East End residents are taking the novel coronavirus numbers into their own hands — tracking them, charting them and drawing their own conclusions

Worrisome Signs In Persistence Of Coronavirus Spread

The talk on television and in the national news outlets may be turning more and more to “re-opening” the national economy by lifting restrictions meant to stanch the spread of the coronavirus, but in New York State, Suffolk County and on the South Fork, the virus continues to spread at disconcerting rates, officials acknowledged this week.

At least 28 Dead At Nursing Homes In Southampton, Westhampton

At least 28 residents of two South Fork nursing homes, in Southampton and Westhampton, have died from COVID-19, according to newly released data from New York State Department of Health.

Southampton Mayor Announces Drive-thru Testing Site Coming To Village

Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren announced Saturday that a private drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 would open on Thursday, April 30.

One Family’s View Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, From The Outside

One Family's View Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, From The Outside

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Mental Health Strategies for Children, and Parents, During COVID-19

Mental Health Strategies for Children, and Parents, During COVID-19

Southampton Hospital Capacity Is Keeping Up With COVID-19 Demand, With Hope For Slowing Pace...

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital has managed to keep its care capacity, staffing and equipment supply comfortably ahead of the influx of patients suffering from acute cases of COVID-19, amid some signs of hope that the expansion of the disease in the community may be slowing thanks to social distancing mandates.

Q&A With Veteran Paramedic Phil Cammann

Phillip Cammann has been an EMT and paramedic for the Bridgehampton Fire Department and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance for 40 years

Sag Harbor Volunteers Cook A Little Extra In A Time Of Need

Sag Harbor Volunteers Cook A Little Extra In A Time Of Need

With Gyms Closed, Home Fitness Sees Its Rise

With Gyms Closed, Home Fitness Sees Its Rise

Volunteers Make Mask For Emergency Service Providers

Volunteers Make Mask For Emergency Service Providers

Long Before Covid Surge, Senior Care Facilities Wage A Daily War To Keep Virus...

On the South Fork, managers of senior facilities are in a desperate daily fight to keep the virus outside their doors.

Q&A With Dr. Frederic Weinbaum About Ways To Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

There are a lot of questions and a lot of unknowns about how much of a risk going about daily life poses to citizens,...

A Scamble For Space, Protection, Equipment And Hands On Deck For Hospital Staff As...

Hospital staff and health professionals throughout the East End this week are scrambling to prepare facilities for the anticipated steep increases in the number of hospitalized people they must treat as the coronavirus epidemic swells in the region.

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Express Sessions: Paid Parking In Sag Harbor, East Hampton Village May Begin This Spring

If all goes according to plan, the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton will implement new smartphone app-based paid parking in certain areas...

East End Residents Face Difficulty, Anxiety In Scheduling Vaccination Appointments

Frustration at the hurdles to securing a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, even one months down the road, reached fever pitch this week as New York State struggles to match a trickle of vaccine supply to the flood of demand.

Hundreds Mourn Amagansett Mother Killed In Hit-And-Run Last Week

Ms. Murillo Cruz died en route to the hospital following the accident, just before noon on January 13. Her two children, ages 1 and 4, were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital hospital, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries and were both discharged over the weekend, according to a family friend.