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Covid Update 8/12/20 With Steve Bellone, County Executive

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on August 12, 2020. Last updated August 11, 2020 
 
Total Persons Tested

539,870 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 5,030 tests        
1 percent of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
9 percent of those tested on Long Island in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19
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Fifteen New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Residents and visitors advised to take precautions
 
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott announced today that 15 additional mosquito samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples were collected on July 21 and July 22, 2020 from Huntington Station (1), West Babylon (1), Brentwood (1), Bay Shore (6), Islip (3) Great River […]

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Suffolk Health Department Issues Advisory against Bathing at 64 County Beaches

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Due to heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on the knowledge that bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will affect these beaches.
The beaches covered by the advisory are located in areas that are heavily influenced by […]

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COVID-19 Update On June 14, 2020.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to
Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on June 14, 2020. Last updated June 13, 2020 
Testing

249,437 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 4,243 tests
3 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

40,659 total cases
44 new cases

Fatalities

1 new fatality
1,948 total fatalities

Hospitalization, updated June 14 at 4:30 […]

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OUR TOWN – A FICTIONAL VIEW

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OUR TOWN – A FICTIONAL VIEW
This article is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events, is purely coincidental.
Characters:
Vinny A. Messeria Supervisor  
Nickoli Rasputin Romanoff –Town Attorney, […]

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Two Centerport Beaches Closed to Bathing

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Centerport Yacht Club and Knollwood Beach Association Beaches in Centerport have closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.
The beaches […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – June 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on June 2, 2020 
Testing

190,693 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 4,365 tests*
21.0 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
118,441 total tested for antibodies

Tested Positive for COVID-19

39,980 total cases
275 new cases**

Tested Positive for Antibodies

14,222 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive […]

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Valley Grove Beach – Eatons Necks Has Closed To Bathing

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Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck, located in the Town of Huntington, has closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and […]

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You Can’t Compete With Nature – See The Beauty Everywhere Dr Zach Bush

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As you watch every day and listen to the Federal Task force or the New York State briefings from the Governor or like me I’m on with the County executive you feel like it is ground hog day again and again and again. You question when is this going to end, when can we get […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – May 11, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 through 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2020
Testing

115,909 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 2,014 tests since May 10
8 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
Updated antibody testing information to come

Cases
Information to come
Hospitalization

651 individuals were hospitalized on May 8, a decrease of 52
590 individuals were […]

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