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L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner
of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, said today that Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club beach, in
Cold Spring Harbor is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial
levels in excess of acceptable criteria.
Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced that 25 additional mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito samples, collected on July 17th, were from locations in Rocky Point (1), Ridge (1), Mastic Beach (1), Farmingville (4), East Setauket (4), West Babylon (4), Copiague (2) North Babylon (2), East Northport (4), and Huntington Station(2).
Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced that 22 additional mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito samples, collected between July 17 and July 20, were from locations in Northport (4), South Huntington, Huntington, Holbrook, Bay Shore (2), Gardiner Park in Islip, Brentwood (2), Blydenburgh Park in Smithtown (1), Southampton (2), Holtsville (2), Yaphank, Deer Park, Dix Hills, Southold, and Mastic Beach. To date this year, 79 mosquito samples -- all Culex pipiens-restuans -- and eight birds have tested positive for the virus.