Mosquito samples taken in Southold, Jamesport and Aquebogue tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Suffolk County Health Department. The samples — collected between Aug. 13 and Aug. 19 — were among 18 to test positive across Suffolk County. READ
Suffolk County will offer another free influenza clinic for residents at the Riverhead Library on Saturday.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency earlier this month and provided additional funding to increase access to flu vaccines. READ
With the flu running rampant, Suffolk County will offer free influenza immunizations at Riverhead Free Library on Tuesday and is urging all residents who have not already gotten the shot to get one. READ
Suffolk County is one of 15 counties nationwide selected to participate in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. READ