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Union workers, elected officials demonstrate against wholesale distributor Quality King

Claiming a lack of health and safety measures as well as subminimum wages, Quality King employees were recent- ly joined by community organizations and elected officials in a demonstration …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

Suffolk County Legis. Rudy Sunderman recently joined with young Caitlyn Michiels, the founder of the nonprofit organization Caitlyn’s Vision, as she donated 300 sets of light covers to the …

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new challenges to all students as they return to school this fall. With the many new plans in place, fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and lead to strong emotion. …

As PSEG deploys crews to address the thousands of Long Islanders without power, the company released these tips to stay safe among possible damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.  Downed …

A local physical therapy provider has pivoted in the time of COVID-19 to offer new services to clients in need of main- taining fitness while gyms are closed. Professional Care Physical Therapy …

Though New York’s COVID-19 cases have dramatically decreased over the past couple of months, hospitals are still fighting the virus head-on. But the reduction in numbers …

Long Island Community Hospital recently celebrated the discharge of their 500th COVID-19 patient with a farewell by hospital administration and staff. Henry Perez, 57, of Mastic, will be left the …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

With working from home being the new normal, women have been given a much-celebrated reprieve from our often meddlesome, extravagant beauty routines, but a month into quarantine, as Walmart reports …

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by the H1N1 virus from “avian origin,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus, much like what we are dealing with …

Knapp family vows to match any donations up to $500K, allows for $1M in PPE and supplies for Long Island Community Hospital

Uber will donate 2,000 free meals to healthcare workers at Long Island Community Hospital, the company announced. The hospital has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases over the last week and is the only …

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 …

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