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January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The Cancer Services Program of Suffolk County is urging women to get screened for cervical cancer, as January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

Jan 20, 2020
New Peconic Bay Medical Facility Opens

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead celebrated the completion of its new $67.8 million facility on Friday. 

The Corey Critical Care Pavilion and Kanas Regional Heart Center on Roa­noke Avenue at the hospital offers more lifesaving services on the East End, according to officials with Northwell Health, which Peconic Bay Medical Center joined in 2016.

Jan 16, 2020
Hospital Architects Named

After a search, an architectural design firm has been selected for Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s new location, 15 acres on the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University, on Tuckahoe Road in Shinnecock Hills. The $305 million project is targeted for completion by 2025.

Dec 26, 2019
School Bucks Compulsory Vaccinations

The Southampton School District has joined the growing list of schools that have come out against a state proposal to make the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine mandatory for children born after Jan. 1, 2009.

Dec 19, 2019
Blue-Green Algae Bloom Found in Kellis Pond in Bridgehampton

Stony Brook University water testing at Bridgehampton's Kellis Pond on Wednesday morning identified a new blue-green algae bloom, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has announced.

Oct 25, 2019
Stony Brook Opens New Children's Hospital Building

Stony Brook University commemorated its latest advancement in medical care for children with the completion of the new Stony Brook Children’s Hospital addition.

Oct 18, 2019