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Nassau Sees First Day of No COVID-19 Deaths For First Time...

There were no new coronavirus deaths Friday among Nassau County residents for the first time since the county's first recorded COVID-19 fatality on St. Patrick's Day, officials said.

Long Island “On Track” For Phase 2 of Reopening Next Week,...

Long Island is expected to hit phase two of reopening from the coronavirus shutdown next week, which will mean the return of professional services, finance, retail, administrative support, and real estate.

Long Island Summer Camps Get OK To Open June 29

Day camps in New York State were given approval to operate this summer under strict safety guidelines, although there is no decision made on sleep-away camps, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

Long Island Street Closures To Allow For Outdoor Dining

Long Island is rolling out plans designed to help the region’s downtown shops and restaurants reopen from the coronavirus shutdown in the coming weeks.

Emerging Mystery Illness: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

It has been diagnosed in more than 150 New York children as of press time, including several on Long Island.

6 Long Island Coronavirus Hot Spot Hospitals Ease Toward New Normal...

Six Long Island hospitals deemed coronavirus hot spots in April have all experienced a decline in their number of COVID-19 patients, but as the medical centers adjust to the new normal, they worry about a possible second spike in hospitalizations. 

How An Army of Contact Tracers Are Key To Long Island’s...

Hiring thousands of disease detectives across Nassau and Suffolk counties to handle the increased coronavirus caseload was a crucial benchmark that had to be met before the region could begin reopening from the coronavirus shutdown.

Long Island Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 4,000

Another 1,000 Long Islanders have died of coronavirus in the past month as the region's pandemic death count rose to more than 4,000 over the weekend, New York State Department of Health data shows.

Northwell Health To Host COVID-19 Update Webinar

Northwell Health is hosting a webinar Tuesday so the public can hear the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, the 23-hospital system's response, and the network's plans moving forward.

ACDS Touts Group Home Heroics Amid Pandemic

When residents of Long Island group homes for the developmentally disabled were hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, a Plainview-based nonprofit’s staff stayed with patients in 12-hour shifts so they wouldn’t be alone.