Health Services

Contact Us

James L. Tomarken,


Suffolk County Department of Health Services
3500 Sunrise Highway, Suite 124
P.O. Box 9006
Great River, New York 11739-9006
Map & Directions

Telephone (631) 854 - 0000
Fax (631) 854 - 0108

Emergencies after 5:00 PM
& Weekends
(631) 852 - 4820

Public Health Hotline
(631) 787-2200


SCDOHS Highlights

Picture of a glass of water. Picture of a help AD. Zika Virus Information Mosquito Control Suffolk County Wastewater Process Marine Water Quality Data Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan a person shoveling snow Suffolk County SST Business Resource Center Sewage Discharge Reporting Diabetes Prevention Program Fall Prevention


Your Opinion Matters, Please Participate!

The purpose of the Community Member Community Health Assessment Survey is to get your opinion about health issues that are important in your community.

Together, the County Departments of Health and hospitals throughout Long Island will use the results of this survey and other information to help target health programs in your community.

Please complete only one survey per adult 18 years or older. Your survey responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation.


Our Mission

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services promotes wellness and protects the public's health and environment.

Public Health Hotline 631-787-2200

Health Services A-Z


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Suffolk County Seal Health Services Program Videos
            and Updated Items New and Updated Items: Wastewater Plan and Sanitary Code Changes, Augmented Reality Games - Gotta Catch Them All, Health Services Program Videos, Dump Site Information, Suffolk County Dept. of Health Completes it's 2016-2018 Community Health Assessment & Improvement Plan
Health Bulletin Board Important Health Bulletins From The Health Commissioner:  Legionnaires' Disease, Warning about Flakka, Warning About Designer Bath Salts, Voluntary Lead Testing of Drinking Water in Schools, Dump Site Information, Warning About Fentanyl and Carfentanil
click for seasonal trends Seasonal Trends: Health Observances, 2016-2017 Influenza Recommendations
Services for Children Services for Children: Early Intervention, Children with Special Health Care Needs, Immunizations, Public Health Nursing, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Inspections and Enforcement Inspections & Enforcement: Sewage Discharge Reporting System, Restaurant DatabaseChildren's Camps and Campgrounds , Suffolk County SST - Building Permit Info, Tobacco Violators
Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES), Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Bioterrorism
Healthy Living Healthy Living: WIC, Diabetes Prevention Program, Fitness & Nutrition Resource Guide, Smoking Cessation Classes, Minority Health, Falls Prevention, Obesity Prevention
Our Environment Our Environment: Beaches, Marine Water Quality Data, Water Resources, Pollution, Vector Control - Mosquito Spraying, Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan , Investigation of the Impacts to Groundwater Quality form Compost and Vegetative Organic Waste Management Facilities in Suffolk County, Investigation of Fish Kills Occurring in the Peconic River - Riverhead, NY, Spring 2015
Diseases and Illness Diseases & Illness: Syphilis Alert, Flu, West Nile, Lyme Disease, Food Allergies, Ebola, Measles Information/Resources For Partners, Communicable Disease Reporting, Influenza Information, Diabetes Education Program, Cancer Prevention Community Events, Adult Immunizations, Zika Virus
Mental Hygiene: Mental Hygiene, Alcohol and Drug Help, The Dangers of Conversion Therapy, Opioid Prevention Resources
Business Resources Business Resources: Food Manager Classes, Tobacco Vendor Education Program, Suffolk County Vendor Education Online Course, Body Art Certification Schedule

Press Releases

Published: 4/28/2017
The next meeting of the Peconic Estuary Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Published: 4/27/2017
Recent sampling performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Willow Pond in the Village of Huntington Bay, NY.

Published: 4/27/2017
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to obtain help in breaking their addiction by signing up for Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program.

Published: 4/25/2017
County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health encourage residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Program Narcan training classes.

Published: 4/25/2017

Featuring the county’s finest Gospel choirs, dance ministries, and inspiring health presentations in recognition of Minority Health Month

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