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Coping: Building Resilience in the Age of Covid-19

We’ve been thrust into a surreal crisis filled with uncertainty and fear. Without effective coping strategies that enable us to adapt, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are a few.

May 14, 2020
Helping Families Stay in Touch With Hospital Patients

Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital have devised ways to give voice to their Covid-19 patients and help keep them in touch with their families.

May 14, 2020
Contact Tracing Seen as Best Hope to Isolate Virus

Before Suffolk County can safely begin to emerge from the Covid-19 lockdown, an expansive contact tracing program designed to contain future outbreaks by identifying, monitoring, and isolating those who come in contact with someone infected must be in place.

May 14, 2020
Helping Hands, One Doorstep at a Time

Waiting out the pandemic on the South Fork, three teens saw a need, turned their concern into action, and partnered with an Amagansett church to come to the aid of people "struggling to support their families."

May 14, 2020
May 25 Is Earliest County Could Meet One Criteria for Reopening

The number of Covid-19 patients in Suffolk County hospitals increased by 10 on Monday, and a number from Tuesday was not yet available. The increase may just be a "one day thing," said Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at his daily briefing.

May 13, 2020
Candidate Will Be Appointed to East Hampton Village Board

East Hampton Village Mayor Richard Lawler plans to appoint Ray Harden to a seat on the village board on Friday, he said in an interview on Wednesday.

May 13, 2020
Bon Jovi Foundation to Aid East Hampton Food Pantries

The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, founded in 2006 by the musician John Bongiovi Jr., a.k.a. Jon Bon Jovi, to address hunger and homelessness in the United States, is establishing a food bank to supply and deliver food to a central location in East Hampton Town for distribution to its food pantries.

May 13, 2020
Singles Tennis Play Can Resume Friday

"It's been a very rough couple of months -- but at least now there's a sliver of light," said Claude Okin, who owns the Sportime club in Amagansett and numerous other tennis clubs in the metro area.

May 12, 2020
Town Votes to Add Hamlet Studies to Comprehensive Plan

The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously last Thursday to add business district hamlet studies to the town's comprehensive plan, leaving out a controversial long-range plan to relocate Montauk's oceanfront motels and other businesses.

May 12, 2020
State Opens Inquiry Into Children’s Health, Adds Renter and Nursing Home Protections

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced over the last several days key initiatives including an investigation into the impacts of Covid-19 on children and an extension of the statute of limitations for victims of child sex abuse to file claims.

May 11, 2020
Suffolk Meets Four of Seven Criteria for Reopening

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said the county now meets four of the seven criteria necessary for reopening, but will not be ready to do so by Friday, the day the PAUSE order ends.

May 11, 2020
El impacto del virus se sigue sintiendo mientras llegan las pruebas de anticuerpos

El viernes pasado, las autoridades anunciaron que con 694 casos nuevos en las 24 horas previas, el condado de Suffolk ya sumaba un total de 40.483 casos de personas que han dado positivo para la prueba de Covid-19. De ese total, 3.961 han dado positivo para la prueba de anticuerpos, lo cual indica una exposición anterior al virus.

May 11, 2020