Health

Heart patients will soon be able to get help at Southampton, Riverhead hospitals
Peconic Bay Medical Center received state approval for two cardiac catheterization laboratories and electrophysiology suites and a rooftop helipad, which will be part of the Kanas Regional Heart Center in a new critical care tower in Riverhead. Peconic Bay Medical Center



Michael Collins, the program director of Southampton Hospital's David E. Rogers, M.D., Center for H.I.V./AIDS Care, will be honored for his work on Dec. 2. Southampton Hospital


Satellite would replace Little League fields
The best spot for a Southampton Hospital emergency room satellite is the site of the Pantigo Place, East Hampton, Little League fields, hospital officials believe, but town officials are also still considering a Wainscott site. ­Morgan McGivern

Michele and Martin Cohen at a recent fundraiser for National Jewish Health at their East Hampton home Courtesy National Jewish Health

A Narcan training kit Christine Sampson

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

In an effort to reduce the numbers of mosquitoes and to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, Suffolk County is holding a "Zika Action Day." Suffolk County Department of Health