Safety First at Thanksgiving: Tips for Humans and Pets

Northwell Health has advice for people planning to celebrate Thanksgiving as the Covid-19 epidemic rages across the country. And Huntington Animal Hospital weighs in with a list of what you can and cannot feed pets as a part of the holiday. Read More …

As Coronavirus Spreads, Here’s Where to Get a Test

As the coronavirus infection rate continues to rise, health experts are encouraging people to continue taking precautions and that those who may have been exposed to the virus get tested. Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci issued a townwide alert this week asking residents to follow safety Read More …

Reicherts Donate to Caregiver Program

The Reichert family has made a naming gift to extend Huntington Hospital services for local caregivers including the creation of the Reichert Family Caregiver Center. Medical needs can extend well after a patient is discharged from the hospital, which can prove a challenge for family Read More …

Huntington Hibernians Name Dowling 2021 Parade Grand Marshal

The Huntington Hibernians have named Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health,  grand marshal of the 2021 Huntington parade.   Dowling has led Northwell through the Covid-19 crisis, and in that role, taken a stand on racism, immigration and on gun safety.  Northwell is Read More …

Domestic Violence Rises as Partners Spend More Time Together

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the COVID-19 crisis has led to an increase in domestic abuse, according to Melville-based divorce and family law attorney Russell Marnell. “People are spending a lot more time in close proximity to their spouse,” Marnell said. “Even if Read More …

Obesity Fight in Epidemic Includes Lessons in Shadow Boxing

Patients of Dr. David Buchin, Huntington Hospital‘s director of bariatric surgery, tried out shadow boxing Friday with the help of “Biggest Loser’ trainer Cara Castronuova. Buchin and Town Clerk Andrew Raia talked about losing weight and the need to remain or get healthy. “Once you Read More …

New York Offers Covid-19 App

New York State has launched COVID Alert NY, an app that will alert you if you were in contact with someone who has COVID. The state said the app does not track user locations and is completely anonymous, using Bluetooth, not GPS, technology. The more Read More …