COVID-19 testing not required for high-risk sports in Suffolk

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says the combination of decreasing positivity rate plus increased vaccinations made testing no long a requirement.

News 12 Staff

Apr 24, 2021, 1:03 AM

Updated 1,087 days ago

Share:

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says the combination of decreasing positivity rate plus increased vaccinations made testing no long a requirement.


More from News 12
2:28
District: Student brought unloaded gun, bullets to West Islip High School

District: Student brought unloaded gun, bullets to West Islip High School

2:25
Mostly sunny with highs near 70 for Tuesday; chance for rain by midweek

Mostly sunny with highs near 70 for Tuesday; chance for rain by midweek

1:33
Groundbreaking ceremony marks beginning of Jake's 58 Casino's $210M expansion project

Groundbreaking ceremony marks beginning of Jake's 58 Casino's $210M expansion project

1:43
Police: Several people hurt in Garden City bus crash

Police: Several people hurt in Garden City bus crash

1:32
Nassau residents to deliver petition with more than 1,600 signatures against proposal to deputize residents

Nassau residents to deliver petition with more than 1,600 signatures against proposal to deputize residents

0:24
Crash shuts down parts of Wicks Road in Brentwood

Crash shuts down parts of Wicks Road in Brentwood

0:26
Police: Central Islip business cited for violation after State Liquor Authority investigation

Police: Central Islip business cited for violation after State Liquor Authority investigation

1:39
Paws & Pals: Dogs up for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue

Paws & Pals: Dogs up for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue

4:39
Guide: Ways to help you identify and deal with work burnout

Guide: Ways to help you identify and deal with work burnout

1:49
Officials: Fire dispatcher's wife alerts him about blaze at their Centereach home

Officials: Fire dispatcher's wife alerts him about blaze at their Centereach home

0:32
State police: Trooper conducting traffic stop rear-ended on Meadowbrook State Parkway

State police: Trooper conducting traffic stop rear-ended on Meadowbrook State Parkway

0:28
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles

Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles

1:41
Police increase patrols at Long Island’s places of worship following Iranian airstrikes in Israel

Police increase patrols at Long Island’s places of worship following Iranian airstrikes in Israel

2:06
Glen Cove ultra-marathoner to run over 184 miles for military veterans

Glen Cove ultra-marathoner to run over 184 miles for military veterans

0:33
Police: Valley Stream man arrested for assaulting officer

Police: Valley Stream man arrested for assaulting officer

0:52
Paws of War service dogs attend candlelight remembrance vigil in Farmingdale

Paws of War service dogs attend candlelight remembrance vigil in Farmingdale

2:04
CDC: Most women do not get a mammogram because of financial difficulties

CDC: Most women do not get a mammogram because of financial difficulties

0:38
'Pearls of Wisdom' tea event in Riverhead aims to empower young Black women

'Pearls of Wisdom' tea event in Riverhead aims to empower young Black women

0:52
Splish Splash hosts 8th annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for Special Olympics athletes

Splish Splash hosts 8th annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for Special Olympics athletes

0:24
Police: Car crashes onto guardrail, overturns on LIE in Brentwood; driver injured

Police: Car crashes onto guardrail, overturns on LIE in Brentwood; driver injured