🌱 Center Moriches-Eastport Daily: Hospital Capacity + TikTok

Good day, neighbors! It's me again, Diane Witek, your host of the Center Moriches - East Port Daily. Here are the top 2 stories in Center Moriches - East Port today.

First, today's weather:

Cooler with periods of rain. High: 44, low: 40.

Here are the top stories today in Center Moriches-Eastport:

  1. Hospital systems in parts of the country are not only being challenged by the omicron coronavirus variant they are still dealing with cases from the delta variant. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported that nationally, about 79 percent of inpatient beds were occupied as of Dec. 16. The CDC predicts by Jan. 7, new COVID-19 hospital admissions will be somewhere between 6,300 and 18,400 patients; the current seven-day average is about 7,800 daily admissions. (Center Moriches-Eastport Patch)

  2. Long Island police are monitoring the TikTok school violence threats. No specific threats have been aimed at Long Island. (Patch)

Today in Center Moriches-Eastport:

  • Dungeons & Dragons - Center Moriches Free Public Library. (Noon)

From my notebook:

  • Suffolk County Sheriff: "Anyone who comes to the Riverhead Office for a pistol license cannot help but smile when they see our Dixie! Join us in wishing her a very happy birthday today! #birthday, #birthdaygirl, #sheriff." (Instagram)

  • Center Moriches Fire Department: "Center Moriches Fire Department's annual 'Santa Run' Sunday, Dec. 19." (Facebook)

  • Suffolk County Parks: "Looking for something magical to do this weekend? The Smith Point Light Show is running from now until Jan. 9. This annual tradition is a drive-thru show along a 1.5-mile trail at Smith Point County Park Campgrounds." (Instagram)

  • Center Moriches Free Public Library: "Season's reading! Stop by the Teen Zone and check out a book from our holiday display! #cmorlibrary, #teenzone, #seasonsreading." (Facebook)

  • Center Moriches Free Public Library: "Download the Brainfuse app or visit https://bit.ly/2QKF9Sh to get GED practice help today, free with your library card! #cmorlibrary, #GED, #Brainfuse." (Facebook)

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You're all caught up for today. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!

Diane Witek

About me: Impassioned Writer, Website Designer, Social Media Marketer and newly proclaimed Baker. Lover of nature and animals of all kinds.

This article originally appeared on the Center Moriches-Eastport Patch