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When Changing Clocks – Check C.O. & Smoke Detectors

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CO – colorless and odorless — is considered the silent, cold weather killer since so many deaths occur as the result of defective or poorly operated home heating devices. CO poisoning can kill without warning.

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HCFAS Provides Important Information to the Haitian Community

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By Andrea Golinsky, Public Information Officer, Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS)
Long Island is home to approximately 30,000 Haitian immigrants according to some estimates. Like many immigrants to the USA, our Haitian born-and-raised neighbors can find American local emergency medical protocols a bit of a mystery. With that in mind, the Huntington Community First Aid […]

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Pit Bull Awareness Month

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In an effort to stem the pit bull population that is so prevalent in Huntington and throughout Long Island shelters, free spay and neuter is being offered at the League for Animal Protection.  See details below.

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Health Department Provides Overview of Ebola Preparations

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On October 15, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services hosted a table-top exercise to review procedures for isolation and quarantine, in an effort to prepare a response should an individual within Suffolk County become infected or come into contact with someone with the Ebola Virus.
“This was a very […]

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Commack Students Learn How To Protect Themselves From Hearing Loss

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Currently, earbuds are included with almost every purchase of a cell phone, and the increased risk of hearing loss from pumping high decibel music into our ears has greatly increased.

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Letter From The Chief of Halesite FD – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

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On Sunday October 5th from 3:00-5:00pm, the Halesite Fire Department invites all residents and their families to our annual Fire Prevention Open House to learn about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home and testing them regularly.

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Sept. Is Designated As Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

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To raise awareness of Hydrocephalus and support the 9th Annual Hydrocephalus WALK, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) successfully sponsored legislation to designate the month of September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month in New York State.  Senator Flanagan presented copies of the resolution to Mia Padron and Jackie Davidson of the Hydrocephalus Association during a visit […]

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Commack Coalition of Caring 5K Run/Walk

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The Commack Coalition of Caring 4th Annual Red Ribbon Week 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m, with a free ½ mile Kids Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. Both events will begin and end at Commack High School.
Red Ribbon Week brings people together to raise awareness of the dangers […]

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Miracle League of Long Island To Host Annual Walk

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The Miracle League of Long Island will host its second annual Walk and Roll for a Miracle on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The walk is one-and-a-half miles. You can enter the walk at anytime between the allotted times listed (10 a.m.-3 p.m.).
Additionally, there will be games, face painting and food on […]

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Car Free Day Long Island Scheduled For September 22

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Farmingdale State College to Host September 18 Rally in Support

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