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New York State is currently investigating one human case that is being considered as probable for West Nile virus. The individual was hospitalized for several days and has fully recovered. Confirmation of West Nile virus will be dependent on the results of further testing.

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Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced that 15 additional mosquito samples from Suffolk County have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, collected between July 10th and 12th, were from locations in Huntington Station (2), Huntington (1). Nesconset (3),  Southampton (1), North Babylon (1), Lindenhurst (1),  West Babylon (4), West Islip […]

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Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that the New York State Department of Health confirmed that a mosquito sample found in West Babylon has tested positive for West Nile virus. The positive sample was Culex pipiens-restuans collected on June 28th by an employee of the SCDHS’ Public Health Division. As […]

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The Town of Huntington has issued three summonses to the owner of a fishing boat that sank last week in Huntington Harbor and has been working with the owner on the removal of the vessel while containing any possible environmental damage.

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With the warm temperatures we are experiencing, the Irrigation Association of New York is offering five tips to help homeowners maintain their lawns and landscaping, while reducing water consumption at the same time.

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