CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium for 60 Days

The federal moratorium on evictions during the Covid-19 epidemic was extended Tuesday for 60 days in  areas  “high” or “substantial”  levels of community transmission. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified Suffolk County as having a substantial levels of transmission. “CDC is issuing a Read More …

COVID-19

HuntingtonNow.com has put together some resources on the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, so that everyone has access to accurate information. In all cases, we will point to scientists or science writers about the pandemic, and then officials for information about how they’re responding. First Read More …

Medical Experts on Coronavirus: Be Cautious But Don’t Panic

Local medical experts are watching the coronavirus outbreak while urging Long Islanders to take precautions but not panic. Dr. Andrew Patane, an internal medicine specialist at the NYU-Langone Huntington Medical Group, Wednesday emphasized the need to rely on standard health practices, such as washing hands Read More …

Teddy Bear Clinic: Preschoolers Are Having Fun At The Doctors

While it may seem like all fun and games for the preschoolers, they are engaging in hands-on activities that will teach them, in some cases, life saving behaviors. Now in its second run, the Teddy Bear Clinic teaches preschoolers, parents and caregivers healthy habits and Read More …

Illnesses Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes Are on the Rise, Experts Say

The arrival of warmer weather also means more mosquitoes, ticks and fleas, potentially bringing more diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week. Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the U.S., with more than 640,000 cases reported between Read More …