West Nile Mosquitoes Found in Northport, Greenlawn, Melville

Suffolk County health officials said Friday that 11 more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, 10 of Culex pipiens-restuans species and one of the Culex salinarius species, were collected on Sept. 4 and Sept. 5 from West Babylon (1), West Islip (1), Read More …

More Mosquitoes Found With West Nile Virus

More mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found, Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced Friday. The 29 new mosquito samples were collected between Aug. 7 and Aug. 9 from Dix Hills (1), Huntington (6), South Huntington (1), East Northport (1), North Babylon (2), Read More …

West Nile Found in More Mosquitoes

The Suffolk County Health Department announced Friday that  new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Dix Hills, Huntington and Northport. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected between July 30 and Aug. 5, from Dix Hills (1), West Babylon (1), and Huntington (2), Read More …

More West Nile Found in Mosquitoes Around Huntington

The West Nile virus has been found in s mosquito samples in Dix Hills, Northport, Huntington, and Huntington Station, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services said Friday. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected between July 23 and July 29. To date, the county has confirmed 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 …