As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Suffolk County continue to climb, we have compiled a list of resources to find additional information. Health officials have stressed that the number of cases will continue to go up as more testing is done. Most people diagnosed with COVID-19 will not require hospitalization or be in life-threatening condition.
Still, officials say it’s important to contain the spread of the virus as best as possible.
Here are some links:
New York State Health Department
A novel coronavirus hotline has been set up at 1-888-364-3065 for people seeking information.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has a detailed list of information on its website that is available here.
Suffolk County Health Department
The latest information from the county health department can be found here.
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook Medicine has updated its visitor policy. Click here for more info.
A Suffolk County DOH Hotline is at: 631-854-0333. For more information from Northwell Health, click here.
The coronavirus has been detected in every continent except Antarctica. Here are some links to national coverage of what has become a global story.
The New York Times has live updates here.
The Associated Press updates can be found here.
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