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In recognition and celebration of its heroic response to the Covid-19 pandemic and patient surge, Mount Sinai South Nassau’s staff of 3,565 doctors, nurses and allied staff has been named the honoree of the hospital’s 36th annual golf outing, which will benefit the hospital’s Covid-19 Relief Fund. more
As of early August, only two of the more than 300 patients at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital had Covid-19, a far cry from when nearly 400 patients were diagnosed with it in April. With a re-turn to more normal services, administrators have slowly been permitting more visitors into the hospital, as long as they practice recommended protocols, such as wearing a mask and social distancing. more
School districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties, along with the rest of the state, will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this morning. He said he based his decision on low infection rates recorded in every region. more
The Town of Hempstead Friday confirmed that two cases of coronavirus have been discovered at Camp Anchor in Lido Beach, a facility that provides activities for developmentally-disabled adults. A … more
Students, teachers and administrators in the North Merrick School District’s WINGS program recently organized “Operation Frontline,” during which they supplied Mount Sinai South Nassau nurses and doctors with much needed facemask extenders. more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Rep. Tom Suozzi on Wednesday called on Republican senators to work with the Democratically led House of Representatives to pass another round of economic stimulus, only … more
Hofstra University’s Department of Athletics is suspending intercollegiate athletics competition for the fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the University's mission to care for the health, safety, and welfare of its student-athletes, coaches, and staff. more
After closing for many months because of coronavirus restrictions, the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area reopened this week as part of Phase Four. more
While still awaiting guidance and direction from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York State’s Education Department on how schools could operate this fall, the state Public High School Athletic Association Covid-19 Task Force held two meetings in June to discuss multiple scenarios for sports. more
Long Island is set to begin Phase Four reopening of the economy on July 8, including universities and colleges. As of press time Monday, however, Governor Cuomo said there was no word yet whether the … more
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