Health Services

West Nile

How do I report?
Education Materials
WNV Summary Information by County
Provided by the New York State Department of Health Summary listing of WNV positive results by county for birds, mosquito pools, mammals, and humans.
Suffolk County WNV Maps
Summary Map of WNV positive results in Suffolk County for birds, mosquito pools, mammals, and humans.
  • 2001
  • 2000
Pesticide Information
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Pesticide Poisoning
If you think you have been adversely affected by a pesticide product contact your medical provider immediately. For information on pesticide poisoning, visit the EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs or call the NPIC - National Pesticide Information Center at 1.800.858.7378 .

Pesticide Regulatory Programs
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

Useful Resources
Suffolk County Mosquito Control
New York State Department of Health
Suffolk County "No-Spray" Registry
Pesticide Application Notification Neighbor Notification Law
2000 Serosurvey Information
In November 2000, the Division of Public Health completed the West Nile virus human serosurvey In Babylon. The survey was a major collaborative effort by representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS). Blood specimens were collected from 836 resident volunteer in 703 randomized households within a 27 square mile area of Babylon. The blood was tested for West Nile virus-antibody at the NYSDOH laboratory. Confirmatory testing was completed at the CDC. This study confirmed the presence of West Nile viral infection in people for the first time in Suffolk County.
  • Serosurvey Information
  • Serosurvey Question and Answers
  • Serosurvey Map Area
  • Serosurvey Press Releases
  • November 9, 2000: Suffolk’s West Nile Virus Serosurvey Completed
  • October 6, 2000: Suffolk County To Participate In West Nile Virus Human Serosurvey