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Mammography testing offered by SUNY Stony Brook at Sayville Fire Dept.

Providing a more accessible way to conduct mammograms, the Stony Brook University mobile mammography bus was in the Sayville Fire Department’s expansive parking lot on Saturday, March 27. Called …

With the true question of beauty not whether you have it, but for how long you keep it, an aesthetician is like a fairy godmother for all  things skin deep, and in the case of veteran …

As New York State rapidly approaches the milestone of distributing one million COVID-19 vaccines, one question has come to the forefront: “When can I receive the vaccine?” In the first …

Suffolk County residents that are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are expected to face some delays when finding an appointment this month.Community members who fall into Phase 1A and 1B criteria …

As New York State rapidly approaches the milestone of distributing one million COVID-19 vaccines, one question has come to the forefront: “When can I get the vaccine?” In the first …

Although positivity rates are rising statewide, Suffolk County’s seven-day rolling average reached double digits this weekend. With the county witnessing a 12.8 percent positivity rate on …

As of Dec. 22, 2020, New York State had received 630,000 vaccine doses, and as of last week approximately 140,000 doses had been administered. The state expects to receive approximately 259,000 …

For the sake of public health awareness, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone confronted the public with a pledge in the form of a social media campaign to #TakeYourShot. “The arrival of …

Traveling during the holidays can be stressful. Traveling during the holidays in a pandemic can be overwhelming. In an effort to reduce travel stress and minimize required quarantine periods, …

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital havebeen named leaders this year by the National LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Stony …

Bringing some beauty and fun to the pandemic, Mondays at Racine, a nonprofit establishment that organizes with salons, spas, and other wellness providers to bring services to women and men with …

The Town of Islip Drug Abuse Awareness Task Force was formed because of the significant increase in heroin overdoses year to year. Task force chair Mary Ann Pfeiffer pointed out that over 70,000 …

The Town of Islip celebrated its second annual Islip Goes Purple event on Monday, Aug. 31. Supervisor Angie Carpenter, other town officials, and other members of the Drug Abuse Awareness Task …

Islip Town supervisor Angie Carpenter joined with Suffolk County health commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott to announce that 14 additional mosquito samples, all Culex pipienrestuans, have tested …

As PSEG deploys crews to address the thousands of Long Islanders without power, the company released these tips to stay safe among possible damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.  Downed …

The worst part of the quarantine was not missing my beloved ballet series this spring, lamenting the canceled fall opera season, or having a whole summer devoid of festivals and concerts, but …

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an event people all over the world are going through, everyone is going through it differently. Some are out of work, some are working from home, and some are …

Three nurses from Stony Brook University Hospital shared their experiences on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic for the past couple of months. Their stories were shared as part of a …

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