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Suffolk County Department of Health Services December Meeting Notices

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
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SPECIALTY GROCER UNCLE GIUSEPPE’S MARKETPLACE OPENS BRAND NEW LOCATION-MELVILLE

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on December 1, 2017 in Melville, NY
 
Specialty grocer, Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, announced today the grand opening of its new Melville location on December 1, 2017. The new market marks the brand’s sixth on Long Island and seventh overall. The full-service supermarket, featuring a gourmet Italian theme, an upscale design […]

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Partnership Saves Sanctuary Hotline

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A hotline service to aid at-risk youth, whose existence was threatened by the unexpected loss of a federal grant, will be able to continue, thanks to a partnership between the Town of Huntington and the charitable organization The Townwide Fund of Huntington.
The Town and the Townwide Fund have each pledged $10,000 to fund the hotline […]

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“Be Smart, Don’t Start” Night at the Dix Hills Fire Department

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The Dix Hills Fire Department will be hosting a “Be Smart, Don’t Start” drug and alcohol awareness night for the youth of our community on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm. All children and their parents from the 5th-12th grades are encouraged to attend the free event and learn about maintaining a drug and alcohol free lifestyle from the guest speakers. […]

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LONG ISLAND TEENS MAKE EMOJI PILLOWS FOR CHILDREN IN UKRAINE ORPHANAGE

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On a recent Sunday evening, seventh graders from CTeen Jr. (West Suffolk County Chapter) spent some time creating special emoji pillows. One week later they were in the hands of these beautiful young children of Mishpacha Orphanage in Odessa, Ukraine, which provides care to 80 boys and girls from birth to 18 years old.
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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES OVER 500 TICK-REMOVAL KITS DISTRIBUTED TO NEARLY 150 SCHOOLS ACROSS SUFFOLK COUNTY

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Partnership with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, School Districts and Suffolk County Department of Health Services will Enhance Prevention Measures Against Tick-Borne Diseases

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced that the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has launched a new partnership with the Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to provide nearly […]

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Suffolk County Reports a Second Death Associated with West Nile Virus

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Another individual with West Nile virus is recovering
Three new mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken reported today that New York State has confirmed that an adult who died last month has tested positive for West Nile virus.
 
The Town of Brookhaven resident, who was over the age […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES NEARLY 600 HOMEOWNERS HAVE REGISTERED FOR FIRST-IN-THE-STATE SEPTIC IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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Milestone Coincides with Beginning of National SepticSmart Week 2017
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today kicked off SepticSmart Week 2017 by highlighting that Suffolk County has already received nearly 600 registrations by homeowners interested in the Septic Improvement Program.  This first of its kind program provides financial incentives to help homeowners replace their outdated septic systems or cesspools […]

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FLU VACCINATIONS NOW AVAILABLE AT STOP & SHOP PHARMACIES

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Immunizations available for adults; no cost with most insurance plans
 
To help customers stay healthy this flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. Flu vaccinations are administered by Stop & Shop’s in-store pharmacists, with no appointment needed.
“We’re glad to make it even easier for our customers to protect themselves this […]

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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

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(Sixteen Additional Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus)
 
 
The New York State Department of Health informed Suffolk County health officials today that a mosquito sample tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, also referred to as Triple E.  The sample, Culiseta melanura, was collected on August 16 in the Manorville area.
 
The presence […]

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