Mosquito Infected With West Nile Virus Found in Northport

Two mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, both Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 6 from Nesconset and July 8 from Northport. These are the first mosquito samples to test positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County this year. West 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 …

Bacteria Closes Gold Star Battalion Beach

Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced Tuesday that Gold Star Battalion Beach in Huntington is closed to bathing due to excess bacteria. The beach will remain closed until testing reveals that levels of bacteria meet New York State standards. According to Suffolk County Commissioner Read More …