Mumps Case Confirmed At Smithtown High School East On Long IslandA suspected case of the mumps at Smithtown High School East on Long Island has been confirmed, Suffolk County officials said Tuesday.
Suffolk County Offering Free Hepatitis A Vaccine After Worker Diagnosed In SouthamptonThe SCDHS will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who dined at the Driver's Seat Restaurant between Aug. 16-20.
Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus In Suffolk CountyTwelve mosquito samples collected earlier this month in Huntington, Greenlawn, Northport, East Northport, Nesconset, Holtsville, Selden, Farmingville and Aquebogue showed evidence of the virus, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services said.
As Ticks Take Over Long Island, Suffolk County Forms 'Tick Task Force'Tick-control companies on Long Island are claiming that they can't keep up with business, and homeowners say that they're seeing a bumper crop in their backyards. And in response to the matter, Suffolk County has formed a new "tick task force."