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Suffolk County Health and CDC Issues Zika Virus Travel Alert

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CDC has issued  a travel alert for people traveling to regions and countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador,  El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, Venezuela, Cape Verde, Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Dominican Republic.
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Huntington Declares Snow Emergency, Effective 12:01 a.m. January 23

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With a forecast for significant snow and high winds starting early tomorrow morning and continuing throughout the day, Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone declared a snow emergency, effective at 12:01 a.m. January 23, closed Town facilities and cancelled all activities and events.
          “This is our first storm of the season, and the forecast is that […]

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Throw Back Thursday from January 7th 2015 -Suffolk Conservative Chair – Ed Walsh Charged With Fraud

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Ed Walsh is scheduled for trial to begin this March, below is the story regarding his arrest.  Most have forgotten about this because of the recent arrest of Police Chief James Burke (read here).
THROWBACK THURSDAY STARTS HERE: According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Suffolk County Conservative Party Chairman Edward Walsh was Charged with Scheming to […]

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Suffolk County Announces Winter Weather Protocols & Snow-Removal Preparations for Potential Significant Snowfall This Weekend

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Today, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone discussed the preparation underway for potential snowfall predicted for this weekend and the County’s winter weather protocols.   County Executive Bellone was joined by representatives from various county departments, including the Suffolk County Police Department, Department of Social Services and Department of Public Works.
“Although no amount of preparations can prepare […]

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Suffolk County Offers Free Program for Individuals Living Healthy with Diabetes

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, invite residents who have type 2 diabetes and their caregivers to attend a free program that will enable them to manage their diabetes.  The program, entitled “The Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Classes,” is conducted in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and comprises six highly participative classes.
“Diabetes is […]

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Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services January 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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Treasures for Patients Cancer Patients at Stony Brook Hospital Pediatrics Oncology Unit

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Seeing With the Heart
Sixth grade Commack Middle School students spread holiday cheer for children with cancer at Stony Brook Hospital Pediatrics Oncology Unit by donating ‘treasures’ for those going through chemotherapy.
‘Treasures’ are small gifts that children pick from a ‘treasure chest’ to use while they are receiving treatments. These small gifts bring BIG cheer during […]

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2015 Santa Is On His Way Check It Out From Norad

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The jolly old Saint Nick can be tracked through out the night click here to follow.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL HUNTINGTONIANS love from Santa.

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County Thanks Committee for Work to Help Fund Suffolk Veterans

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Group to Help Disburse $160,000 Raised by Suffolk County Marathon
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone met recently with a newly appointed committee made up of veterans and advocates for veterans, which has been formed to disburse funds raised by the Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans.
“Members of this very capable committee will […]

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Peconic River Recreation Advisory

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On December 15, 2015, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services issued an advisory to residents to take precautions before recreating on the tidal portion of the Peconic River (east of Grangebel Park) due to the possible residual effects of inadequately treated wastewater discharged from the Riverhead sewage treatment plant.
The treatment plant is currently being […]

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