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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY * WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory Saturday morning, up to one and a half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northeastern Suffolk and Southeastern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 4 AM to 10 AM EDT Saturday. Localized minor coastal flooding from 8 PM to 11 PM EDT this evening. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect up to 1 1/2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...Along the ocean beach front and Orient Point, breaking waves of 5 to 8 ft will result in scattered areas of dune erosion, with wave splashover onto shoreline roads and properties possible during the times of high tide tonight through Saturday Night. Highest threat Saturday morning. Along the north shore or Suffolk County, breaking waves of 2 to 4 ft may result in beach erosion and wave splashover during the times of high tide this evening and Saturday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Brief minor flooding possible, with inundation up to 1/2 ft above ground level, of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline possible during this evening high tides.

Walk in Clinics on Long Island

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Isn’t it amazing how we never anticipate getting suddenly ill or injured? Somehow, we expect to always be in good health. With a healthy lifestyle and good preventative care most of us can avoid unnecessary medical issues. Of course, life can throw us for a loop at any time and if you need medical attention for a non-life threatening condition, or even for a medical problem of a broader scope than your doctor can provide, you may be able to avoid a costly hospital visit by utilizing of one of the many walk in health care or urgent care facilities on Long Island.

Urgent care centers are a valuable asset to any community’s health provider system because they provide immediate medical care for a broad spectrum of acute, non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. By putting a network of options in the patients hands at the right time and with the right level of care, a cooperative effort between patients, primary physicians, alternative medical providers, walk in clinics, emergency rooms and urgent care providers can reserve Long Island’s emergency room staff for truly life-threatening emergencies and result in a faster more effective level of service for all. There are numerous locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties offering excellent care. Most accept health insurance, checks, cash or credit cards. Click here learn more about urgent care facilities.

Walk in clinics and urgent care clinics specialize in providing accessible medical attention and are a great asset to your community. New York City and the Department of Health offers free government sponsored clinics for STD testing and treatment as well.

Click here for additional numerous resources available for those with disabilities, blind, hearing or speech impaired, with mental health disorders or specific diseases like alzheimer's or developmental disabilities in Nassau County.  Click here for more information on The Healthy Mothers and Babies Initiative in Nassau County and here for New York state’s WIC program.

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