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A Long-Distance Friend’s Long Road to Recovery

Fond memories of Bella Adlah, who lived and attended school here up until a few years ago, have led to a swell of support for her family following her diagnosis in June with functional neurological disorder, which causes daily seizures, loss of vision and ability to eat, and left her unable to talk above a whisper or use her limbs and torso from her shoulders down.

Dec 9, 2021
Covid Numbers Rising, but It's Not All Bad News

Even though Stony Brook Southampton Hospital has the largest number of admitted Covid-19 patients it has seen in about two months — 11 people as of Tuesday afternoon, none in the intensive care unit — there is good news to be had, the hospital’s chief medical officer said this week.

Dec 9, 2021
Six More Vaccination Clinics at East Hampton Town Hall

With demand for Covid-19 vaccinations continuing to be high, East Hampton Town has added several additional vaccination clinics to its calendar this month. 

Dec 7, 2021
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics at East Hampton Town Hall

People seeking Covid-19 vaccines have two new upcoming opportunities at East Hampton Town Hall: on Monday and Wednesday. Appointments for clinics later in the month are already spoken for.

Dec 2, 2021
Covid Testing Has Returned to Town Hall Campus

Testing for Covid-19 has resumed at the East Hampton Town Hall campus, now provided by CareONE Concierge. Appointments are not required. Testing is no longer being offered at the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons on Stephen Hand's Path.

Nov 22, 2021
Covid Ticks Up Again as Weather Cools

As the weather grows colder, Covid-19 is once again on the upswing in New York, including in East Hampton Town and across Suffolk County, and health care professionals are pleading with the public to remain vigilant and, yes, get vaccinated if they have not yet done so.

Nov 18, 2021
Vaccination Clinic at East Hampton Town Hall on Wednesday

East Hampton Town Hall will be the site of a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinic for people 12 and up on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vaccines will be administered in the main meeting room. Town Hall is at 159 Pantigo Road in East Hampton

Nov 15, 2021
Ramping Up Vaccinations for Younger Kids

Now that children 5 to 11 are eligible to receive Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine — the first that has been approved for pediatric administration in the United States — medical professionals and government officials here and across Long Island are quickly putting plans in place to meet families' needs.

Nov 11, 2021
Covid-Testing Company Is Out

Medivolve, the company contracted by East Hampton Town to provide Covid-19 testing at sites in East Hampton and Montauk, will no longer operate those sites.

Oct 21, 2021
On Call: Meet Them Where They Are

In my medical career there are few things that I am as grateful for as the fact that I spent several years teaching college writing and literature before going to medical school.

Oct 14, 2021
On Call: The Venn Diagram of Parenting and Doctoring

All you parents who wonder if it's just you who needs to cajole, bribe, and beg your children to get them to comply medical advice should take comfort in knowing that even physicians have to contort themselves into a thousand pretzel-like caricatures of parenting in order to get their kids to follow the doctor's orders.

Oct 7, 2021
East Hampton Town Opens New Covid Testing Site on Stephen Hand's

Free P.C.R. saliva testing for Covid-19 is now offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the East Hampton Town Center for Humanity, the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons, at 110 Stephen Hand's Path.

Oct 7, 2021