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Former Foley nursing center considered for COVID-19 patients

The deal for the former John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility, locat- ed in Yaphank between Suffolk County and Long Island Community Hospital, was sealed in November 2016, for $15 million. …

According to county executive Steve Bellone, hospital bed numbers are starting to pick up as part of the governor’s executive order. But it’s not just beds that need to more than …

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 …

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 …

Due to coronavirus concerns, Mayor Paul Pontieri officially announced that the Village of Patchogue will be postponing their St. Patrick's Day parade scheduled for Sunday, March 22.  No further …

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, …

In response to concerns over the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brookhaven Town continues to closely monitor the guidance provided by the CDC, New York State Department of Health and Suffolk …

Victory Recovery Partners announced that it has opened a new addiction recovery center in Shirley.  The company presently operates centers in Farmingville, Riverhead, and …

Local meditation teacher announces first book, ‘Stop Missing Your Life’

These steps will help you contribute to a healthier environment

Town said $20 million has been spent to continue dealing with smells ahead of closure

Some classes come at no cost for both YMCA members and nonmembers alike

The law removes religious exemptions for required vaccinations for public school students

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