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COVID-19 update 2-20-24

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on February 19, 2024

According to CDC, hospital admission rates and the percentage of COVID-19 deaths among all deaths are now the primary surveillance metrics.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations for the week ending February 10, 2024

  • New hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 patients: 365
  • Percent change of hospital admissions from prior week: 14.1%
  • Hospital admissions per 100k in the past week: 12.9
  • COVID-19 hospital admissions level: Medium

Daily Hospitalization Summary for Suffolk County – From February 16, 2024

  • 159 individuals were hospitalized
  • 62% were hospitalized due to COVID-19 or complications of COVID-19.
  • 20 were new admissions since the last report.
  • 28 were discharged since the last report.
  • 20 patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).


Fatalities 02/16/24

  • 5,245 fatalities since March 2020
  • An increase of 1 since last report

COVID-19 Case Tracker – February 17, 2024

COVID-19 Testing Tracker

  • 109 new first-time cases were reported.*
  • 7.4 cases per 100k; 14.5 on a 7-day average (includes reported PCR and antigen tests)

COVID-19 Data in New York

CDC COVID-19 Data & Surveillance

Vaccination Information

Vaccination Clinics

As of September 12, 2023, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services is not authorized to offer COVID-19 vaccines to ALL Suffolk County residents.

The department will offer the updated vaccine to only uninsured and underinsured patients through New York State's Vaccines for Children program and Vaccines for Adults program, also known as the Bridge Access Program.

Those with insurance that covers the COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to receive their vaccines at their local pharmacies, health care providers offices, or local federally qualified health centers. Vaccination search.

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Suffolk County Government

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