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See how the coronavirus is changing life on LI, in NYC during May 2020 Part 1

See the latest pictures from around the region during the coronavirus outbreak for the month of May 2020 Part 1.

Rikers Island Prison Complex nurse supervisor Neshia McDonald,
Credit: Charles Eckert

Rikers Island Prison Complex nurse supervisor Neshia McDonald, from Elmont, gets emotional talking about her colleague, William Chan, who died on May 6 from COVID-19. McDonald was attending a demonstration at the Hazen Street entrance to the Rikers Island Prison Complex in Queens on May 7. Nurses with the New York State Nurses Association say those working at the prison don't have adequate personal protective equipment, patients lack soap to stay clean, and necessary social distancing is not enforced and there is not enough testing to remain safe and healthy.

A restaurant employee taking a break outside is
Credit: Danielle Silverman

A restaurant employee taking a break outside is reflected in the window of a shuttered business on Glen Street in Glen Cove on May 12.

Bethlehem of Judea Church in Hempstead, which traditionally
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Bethlehem of Judea Church in Hempstead, which traditionally hosted a Mother's Day banquet, gave out gifts, flowers and meals to mothers in their parking lot to celebrate on May 9.

Faculty staffs from Eastern Suffolk School of Practical
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Faculty staffs from Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing in Brentwood celebrate a graduation of Licensed Practical Nurses with a car parade on May 1, 2020.

A man takes pictures of the "Fearless Girl
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A man takes pictures of the "Fearless Girl Statue" in front of the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan on Sunday May 10, 2020.

East Islip resident Christ Fontaine playing hockey with
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East Islip resident Christ Fontaine playing hockey with his two sons Reed, 11 and Jake, 10 wearing the hoody, in his driveway on this cool afternoon Saturday May 9, 2020.

Jersey City artist Pajtim Osmanaj staple his artwork
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Jersey City artist Pajtim Osmanaj staple his artwork onto plywood covering the windows of Isabel Marant, a boutique on Broome Street in Soho, Manhattan, Monday, May 11, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city could ease social distancing restrictions and permit non-essential businesses to reopen as early as June if indicators established by the state and the city continue to trend in the right direction.

A person walks past large‐format street portraits of
Credit: Charles Eckert

A person walks past large‐format street portraits of essential workers by the INSIDE OUT project on plywood covering the windows of Kendra Scott, a jewelry store in Soho, Manhattan, Monday, May 11, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city could ease social distancing restrictions and permit non-essential businesses to reopen as early as June if indicators established by the state and the city continue to trend in the right direction.

Healthcare workers clap out and dance as shift
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Healthcare workers clap out and dance as shift changes occur at Mather Hospital on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Port Jefferson...

Seven-year-old Ryan Starace, center, is joined by his
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Seven-year-old Ryan Starace, center, is joined by his parents, Jim and Nicole Starace and his older brother Luke, 9, as they wave to friends, neighbors and community members who formed a more than 200-vehicle surprise parade past his Hauppauge home on Saturday, May 9, 2020, to celebrate Ryan's final chemo therapy treatment that he underwent earlier Saturday. The parade included a fire truck from the Smithtown Fire Department, police cars from the Suffolk County Sheriff's department and vehicles from the United States Postal Service, At one point, a firefighter lifted Ryan into the cab of the firetruck and let him operate the siren.

Derrick Washington, a nurse at Nassau University Medical
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Derrick Washington, a nurse at Nassau University Medical Center, in front of one of dozens of American flags placed outside the East Meadow hospital in recognition of health care workers.

Residents receive food at a distribution area where
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Residents receive food at a distribution area where volunteers working with Island Harvest distribute food on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Westbury...

Portrait of Chris Yackel outside of the New
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Portrait of Chris Yackel outside of the New York Blood Center in Ronkonkoma on the afternoon of May 12, 2020...Chris Yackel was one of the 1st people in Suffolk to test positive for the coronavirus. HeÕs apparently donated plasma four times already, and was there to donate again today.

Naomi Grossman of Rockville Centre shows her sketches
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Naomi Grossman of Rockville Centre shows her sketches on her tablet at her home on May 7. 

Friends and loved ones of Taylor Ryan take
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Friends and loved ones of Taylor Ryan take part in a parade in front of her East Islip home Saturday May 9, 2020. Taylor has a rare disease called Histiocytosis which is a form of cancer she is graduating from high school and hopes to study nursing

Members of the Nurses of the New York
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Members of the Nurses of the New York State Nurses Association, nurses and their supporters hold a demonstration at the Hazen Street entrance to the Rikers Island Prison Complex in Queens, Thursday, May 7, 2020. The Nurses of the New York State Nurses Association claim that nurses at the prison donÕt have adequate personal protective equipment, patients lack soap to stay clean, and necessary social distancing is not enforced and there is not enough testing to remain safe and healthy.

Members of the Nurses of the New York
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Members of the Nurses of the New York State Nurses Association, nurses and their supporters hold a demonstration at the Hazen Street entrance to the Rikers Island Prison Complex in Queens, Thursday, May 7, 2020. The Nurses of the New York State Nurses Association claim that nurses at the prison donÕt have adequate personal protective equipment, patients lack soap to stay clean, and necessary social distancing is not enforced and there is not enough testing to remain safe and healthy.

Bethlehem of Judea Church in Hempstead, which traditionally
Credit: Danielle Silverman

Bethlehem of Judea Church in Hempstead, which traditionally hosted a mother's day banquet, gave out gifts, flowers and meals to mothers in their parking lot to celebrate mother's day, Saturday, May 9, 2020,

Residents wait outside a food distribution area where
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Residents wait outside a food distribution area where volunteers working with Island Harvest will distribute food on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Westbury...

Healthcare workers clap out and dance as shift
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Healthcare workers clap out and dance as shift changes occur at Mather Hospital on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Port Jefferson...

Mary Beth and Kelly Patterson, mother-daughter nurses treating
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Mary Beth and Kelly Patterson, mother-daughter nurses treating coronavirus patients, on the back deck of the family's Stony Brook home. It's where the two gather to debrief and share stories about how their shifts went.

Workers from Robo Carwash clean a vehicle in
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Workers from Robo Carwash clean a vehicle in Patchogue on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

People pick up their take-out orders during the
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People pick up their take-out orders during the virtual bar crawl for Cinco de Mayo at Perabell Food Bar, in Patchogue, Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

East Islip resident Christ Fontaine playing hockey with
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East Islip resident Christ Fontaine playing hockey with his two sons Reed, 11 and Jake, 10 wearing the hoody, in his driveway on this cool afternoon Saturday May 9, 2020.

Residents receive food at a distribution area where
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Residents receive food at a distribution area where volunteers working with Island Harvest distribute food on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Westbury...

Taylor Ryan, right with family and friends after
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Taylor Ryan, right with family and friends after enjoying a parade of her community and family from her East Islip home Saturday May 9, 2020. Taylor has a rare disease called Histiocytosis which is a form of cancer she is graduating from high school and hopes to study nursing

Sharon Baker, center, is greeted by a large
Credit: James Carbone

Sharon Baker, center, is greeted by a large crowd of supporters, friends and family as she returns home in Wyandanch on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Baker battled Covid-19 for two months.

Portrait of high school athlete Nikki Fanelli (right)
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Portrait of high school athlete Nikki Fanelli (right) with her mother Stacey (left), in Old Westbury on the afternoon of May 7, 2020.

Long line to get into Target on Sunrise
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Long line to get into Target on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia on Saturday, May 9, 2020.

Rikers Island Prison Complex nurse supervisor Neshia McDonald,
Credit: Charles Eckert

Rikers Island Prison Complex nurse supervisor Neshia McDonald, from Elmont, Long Island, wipes away a tear after talking about her colleague, William Chan, who died yesterday from COVID-19, during a demonstration at the Hazen Street entrance to the Rikers Island Prison Complex in Queens, Thursday, May 7, 2020. The Nurses of the New York State Nurses Association claim that nurses at the prison donÕt have adequate personal protective equipment, patients lack soap to stay clean, and necessary social distancing is not enforced and there is not enough testing to remain safe and healthy.

Members of the NCPD line up for Antibody
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Members of the Nassau County Police Department line up for antibody testing on May 5 in Bethpage.

National Nurse Day. Nurses throughout Nassau County and
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Nurses throughout Nassau County and New York State on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak are honored on National Nurses Day.

Healthcare workers celebrate as Barbara Holdin, center, of
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Health care workers celebrate on May 6 as Barbara Holdin, center, of Roosevelt, becomes the 565th patient to recover from COVID-19 at Nassau Univeristy Hospital in East Meadow.

Healthcare workers celebrate as Barbara Holdin, of Roosevelt,
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Health care workers celebrate on May 6 as Barbara Holdin, center, of Roosevelt, becomes the 565th patient to recover from COVID-19 at Nassau Univeristy Hospital in East Meadow.

Coronavirus testing is conducted in the parking lot
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Coronavirus testing is conducted in the parking lot of the county center in Riverhead on May 5.

A Suffolk County police vehicle is decontaminated in
Credit: James Carbone

A Suffolk County police vehicle is decontaminated in the parking lot of police headquarters in Yaphank on May 6.

Lynbrook resident Lauren Franklin holding a basket of
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Lauren Franklin of Lynbrook donates hundreds of face masks made by her and the group, Moms Making Masks, to Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy at the Freeport Police Department on May 5.

A little over two dozen people rallying in
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A group in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Legislature Building in Mineola on May 6 demanding that officials open up New York are confronted by Nassau County Police who are trying to move them off the steps.

People about to go rallying in front of
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A group carrying signs in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Legislature Building in Mineola on May 6 demand that officials open up New York.

Jackson Heights resident Joseph Bisconti wears a mask
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Jackson Heights resident Joseph Bisconti wears a mask as he plays bucket drums on Roosevelt Avenue on May 6. Bisconti said he was playing on the street to bring joy to people in one of areas in New York City hardest hit by the coronavirus and to make a little money.

Huntington Harbor is seen from Gold Star Battalion
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Huntington Harbor as seen from Gold Star Battalion Beach on May 6. The Town of Huntington is being paid $30,000 to cover the cost of establishing a shellfish sanctuary to clean Huntington Harbor waters under the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project.

Healthcare workers conduct COVID 19 testing on Wednesday,
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Health care workers conduct COVID 19 testing on May 6 in Wyandanch.

Co-Owner Dave Chiarella creates a pink taco cocktail
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Co-Owner Dave Chiarella creates a pink taco cocktail during the virtual bar crawl for Cinco de Mayo at Perabell Food Bar in Patchogue.

Town of Hempstead supervisor Donald Clavin thanking a
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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald Clavin offers thanks people coming out to get a mask-making kit outside Town Hall in Hempstead on May 5. The Boy Scouts are making masks to receive a Coronavirus Merit Badge for their work.

Healthcare workers embrace as they gatherr outside of
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Health care workers await a performance by Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti from "America's Got Talent outside Plainview Hospital, where the singer performed to give thanks to front-line workers on May 3.

2020 Division Avenue High School graduate Anthony Baio,
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2020 Division Avenue High School graduate Anthony Baio, 18, stands in front of his home as staff members from Division High honor the senior class and their post-secondary classes with a celebratory parade on May 4.

A member of the U.S. Army gives out
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A member of the U.S. Army gives out food and gloves to a day laborer in the parking lot of La Placita Restaurant in Brentwood on May 4, as Suffolk County Legis. Sam Gonzalez, center, looks on.

Felix Urrutia and his wife Wanda of Floral
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Felix Urrutia and his wife, Wanda, of Floral Park, enjoy a day at Robert Moses State Park Feld 5 on May 3.

Volunteers with Island Harvest distribute food on Monday,
Credit: Howard Schnapp

Volunteers with Island Harvest distribute food on May 4 in Levittown.

Student Anthony Wu, 9, thanks third grade teacher
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Anthony Wu, 9, of Great Neck, thanks third-grade teacher Jen Seiden of Old Bethpage,  who joined a car parade for students of the Parkville and Lakeville Elementary schools on May 3 in Great Neck.

People visit Eisenhower Park to get some fresh
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Long Islanders visit Eisenhower Park on May 3 to get some fresh air and exercise on a warm, sunny  day.

Volunteers with Island Harvest distribute food on Monday,
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Volunteers with Island Harvest distribute food on May 4 in Levittown.

A parade of classic cars greet healthcare workers
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A parade of classic cars greet health care workers at Nassau Universtiy Medical Center on May 4.

People visit Eisenhower Park to get some fresh
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Long Islanders visit Eisenhower Park on May 3 to get some fresh air and exercise on a warm, sunny  day.

Registered nurses Stepnie Costa, facing camera, joins in
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Registered nurses Stepnie Costa, facing camera, joins in a group hug with fellow nurses Courtney McElhone, Jimena Vera, Michelle Farid, Tatianna Young and Abigail Desmond, outside a home in Bayport on May 3, where a parade of vehicles showed support for them for their work on the front lines.

Healthcare workers form a kick line outside of
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Health care workers form a kick line outside of the emergency room of Plainview Hospital as Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti from "America's Got Talent" performed to give thanks to front-line workers on May 3.

Sal the Voice Valentinetti (Americas Got Talent) performs
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Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti from "America's Got Talent performs outside Plainview Hospital on May 3 in tribute to health care workers.

ProHealth healthcare workers conduct coronavirus testing at the
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Health care workers at ProHealth conduct coronavirus testing at the testing site in Riverhead on May 3.

Beachgoers gather on the sand at Long Beach
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Beachgoers at Long Beach on May 2.

Beachgoers on field 2 at Robert Moses State
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Beachgoers on Field 2 at Robert Moses State Park on May 2.

Faculty staffs from Eastern Suffolk School of Practical
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Faculty staff from Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing in Brentwood celebrate a graduation of Licensed Practical Nurses with a car parade on May 1.

Jim and Delia Egan spent their afternoon at
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Jim and Delia Egan spent their afternoon at the beach near their home in Long Beach on May 2.

Re-open New York Rally at the Nassau Legislalative
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Re-open New York Rally at the Nassau Legislalative building in Mineola on May 1.

People walk along the boardwalk at Jones Beach
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People walk along the boardwalk at Jones Beach on May 2.

Beachgoers at Belmont Lake State Park in West
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Beachgoers at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon on  May 2.

Blood is drawn from a patient at the
Credit: James Carbone

Blood is drawn from a patient at the New York Cancer and Blood Specialists in Port Jefferson Station on May 2. Antibody and nasal swab testing was available at the site for COVID-19 for local fire department and EMS volunteers.

Re-open New York Rally at the Nassau Legislalative
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Re-open New York Rally at the Nassau Legislalative building in Mineola on May 1.

Protesters at a Re-Open New York Rally at
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Re-open New York Rally at the Nassau Legislalative building in Mineola on May 1.

Madisyn Drescher, 25, left, and her fiancee Tiffany
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Madisyn Drescher, 25, left, and her fiancee, Tiffany Clark, 31, both of Babylon, take a break from riding their bicycles as they sit on a blanket at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon on May 2.

Brian Fenley and Sara Pagano recieve a food
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Sara Pagano and Brian Fenley of Babylon recieve a food donation from Patty Mahon, of Babylon, on May 2. The couple were supposed to be celebrating at a Pennsylvania summer camp as Mr. and Mrs. Fenley, enjoying the second day of a planned weekend wedding.

Sayville High School golf coach Sean McLaughlin, right,
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Sayville High School golf coach Sean McLaughlin, right, plays golf with, from left, Pete Gadigian, Tim Ormsby and Chris Peccia while practicing the new golf course social distancing rules at the Bethpage State Park golf course on April 2.

Long Islanders turned out in large numbers to
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Long Islanders turned out in large numbers to rally in an effort to get Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to reopen Long Island. They gathered  in the Macy's Parking lot in Commack on May 1.

Harvey Drucker, a Korean War veteran, is surprised
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Harvey Drucker, a Korean War veteran, was surprised by a drive-by parade for his 90th birthday outside his home in Seaford on May 2.

Harvey Drucker, a Korean War veteran, is surprised
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Harvey Drucker, a Korean War veteran, was surprised by a drive-by parade for his 90th birthday outside his home in Seaford on May 2.

Lindsey David, A Medford EMT, has a swab
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Lindsey David, a Medford EMT, is tested at the New York Cancer and Blood Specialists in Port Jefferson Station on May 2.

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