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Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman on Wednesday, March 25, revealed plans to ask Mr. Cuomo to consider enacting short-term limitations on non-essential travel from the New York Metropolitan area to the East End.
State Ignores Objections, Approves Mine Expansion That Would Create 6-Acre Lake In East Hampton
Troubled by the potential for the COVID-19 virus to spread among people using retail coffee stations and making themselves treats at the Buddha Berry frozen yogurt shop, the Sag Harbor Village Board prohibited self-service stations at food and beverage vendors in the village on Friday, March 27 with a vote at an impromptu special meeting.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order this week postponing all school board, village board and library board elections scheduled for April or May “until at least June 1” in an executive order signed on Monday.
Wednesday marked the deadliest 24 hours for Suffolk County residents since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Local hospitals say that they are — for now, at least — keeping up with the growing demand for hospital beds, medical equipment and protective equipment for their staff members as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections climbed to over 100 on the South Fork this week.
Amy Loeb is the deputy executive director of Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She answered questions by phone on Friday morning.
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.
Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors
Government officials from every corner are exhorting residents to stop hoarding food and paper goods, and laboring in daily addresses to reassure them that manufacturing and supply chains will not be interrupted by a rise in infections from the new coronavirus or the nationwide efforts to slow its spread.
Leaders across every level of government mobilized to provide constituents with the latest information as the COVID-19 pandemic surged this week.
Deemed essential businesses, local animal shelters are closed to the public, but they’re continuing to function across the South Fork.
The East End’s many food pantries, which provide a vital source of nutrition for the elderly, the underemployed, and the poor during even the best of times, are finding themselves inundated with new requests for help as the local economy grinds to a halt in the face of the spreading coronavirus.
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin gave Suffolk County residents a chance to talk directly with Dr. Bettina Fries, the chief of Stony Brook University’s Division of Infectious Diseases, on Sunday night