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Long Island Covid-19 Hospitalizations More Than Triple in Three Weeks

There are 538 people hospitalized for Covid-19 on Long Island, more than triple from three weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a press briefing today.

Brookhaven House Party Under Investigation For Covid-19 Violations

Suffolk County Police officers broke up a gathering in Brookhaven early Monday morning, which the police department estimated to be about 300 to 400 people, thus violating Covid-19 regulations that limit residential gatherings to 10.

Study Reveals Pandemic’s Deeper Impact on Minority Seniors

Older New Yorkers of color have been most severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is further widening existing race-based gaps in health, housing, and food insecurity, according to a new research study by AARP New York.

Four Long Island Communities Become COVID-19 Yellow Zones

Hampton Bays, Riverhead, Great Neck and Massapequa Park are now yellow zones under New York State’s COVID-19 Cluster Action Initiative, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during a news briefing today.

Island Harvest Food Bank Pivots to Meet Community Needs in Pandemic

As CEO of Island Harvest Food Bank, Randi Shubin Dresner leads an organization that provides hundreds of thousands of meals annually.

OpEd: Food Bank Needs Steady Supply Now More Than Ever

In the past seven months, more food has been delivered to Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank than ever before. 

U.S. Officials Worry About Holiday Spike As Coronavirus Surges

U.S. health authorities braced for further increases in COVID-19 infections on Friday, capping a week in which the spread of the virus accelerated.

How Do We Win Against COVID-19? With Michael Dowling, CEO of...

With COVID cases spiking and shutdowns coming back to New York, hear directly from Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell.

Online COVID-19 Testing Service GoTestMeNow Debuts

As the United States faces a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the healthcare industry is getting savvier about conducting COVID-19 tests and delivering test results.

Foundation Surveys Pandemic’s Impact on Long Island’s Small Businesses

The Rauch Foundation, a Long Island-based organization that invests in community growth, is conducting a survey for local entrepreneurs to learn how COVID-19 has impacted their business.