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“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

July 17th, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is advising residents of an ozone health advisory issued for Friday, July 19th.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory for Friday, July 19, 2019 for the Long Island and New York metropolitan regions.

Supervisor Carpenter and Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken are recommending that all residents, especially young children, seniors, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit strenuous outdoor activity. Ozone levels are often elevated after noon through early evening on hot, sunny days.

"I urge residents to stay hydrated and limit strenuous activity during extreme temperatures," said Supervisor Carpenter. "We have extended our pool and beach hours within the Town during the anticipated heat wave," she added. Visit the TOI website at for a complete listing of hours and locations.

Air Quality Forecasts are available on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website at

Information about ozone and health is available on the New York State Department of Health website:…/outdoors/air/ozone.htm.

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