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New York vigilant against novel coronavirus: governor

There are no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in New York, with four possible cases under investigation. The World Health Organization yesterday declared the outbreak of the virus a public health emergency of international concern, as the CDC confirmed the first person-to-person spread in the U.S.

Free flu shots to be offered in Riverhead for people without insurance coverage

Free health shots for residents who are uninsured or whose insurance doesn’t cover the vaccine will be provided by the county health department

CDC declares flu epidemic in U.S.; N.Y. reports 90-percent surge in flu cases in one-week period

Health officials urge unvaccinated people to get flu shots immediately, as H3N2 influenza-A viruses cause more serious illness than other flu viruses.

It’s cold and flu season: ‘Get Smart’ about antibiotics

With the arrival of cold and flue season, health officials want residents and health care professionals alike to 'Get Smart' about antibiotics use.
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