Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein

A third of the students at the Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, Long Island, were absent Tuesday amid a flu outbreak. (Credit: CBS2)

115 Students Kept Out Of One Long Island School Amid Flu Outbreak

More than one third of students in a single Long Island elementary school stayed home on Tuesday, with many of them suffering from flu systems.

12/16/2014

Mosquitoes (credit: CBS 2)

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus At Historic High On Long Island

To combat the insect infiltration, Suffolk and Nassau Counties have been spraying mosquito repellant by air and by ground. But that is not without controversy.

08/07/2012

Centre Avenue Elementary School (Photo/CBS 2)

L.I. Elementary School Shocked By Kindergartener’s Flu Death

A 5-year-old girl in kindergarten at the Centre Avenue Elementary School in East Rockaway died from what health officials believe was the flu.

02/28/2011