Health Services

Contact Us

James L. Tomarken,
MD, MPH, MBA, MSW
Commissioner

Address

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


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

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


Public Health Hotline
(631) 787-2200

Email
scdhsweb@suffolkcountyny.gov

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Survey

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.

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Our Mission

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

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New and Updated Items New and Updated Items: Suffolk County Vendor Education Online Course, Tick and Vector-Borne Diseases Final Report, Division of Vector Control 2016 Annual Plan of Work, Wastewater Plan and Sanitary Code Changes
Health Bulletin Board Important Health Bulletins From The Health Commissioner:  Legionnaires' Disease, Dump Site Bulletins, Warning about Flakka, Warning About Designer Bath Salts, Voluntary Lead Testing of Drinking Water in Schools
click for seasonal trends Seasonal Trends: Avoid Tick Bites, Practice Sun Safety, Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illnesses, Pool Safety, Public Health Information Line
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 Tobacco Violators
Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness: Bioterrorism, Home Heating Assistance
Healthy Living Healthy Living: WIC, Diabetes Prevention Program, Fitness & Nutrition Resource Guide, Smoking Cessation Classes, Minority Health, Falls 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 DiseaseFood Allergies, Ebola, Measles Information/Resources For Partners, Communicable Disease Reporting, Influenza Recommendations, Diabetes Education Program, Cancer Prevention Community Events, Adult Immunizations, Zika Virus
Mental Hygiene: Mental Hygiene, Alcohol & Drug Help, Narcan Classes, Substance Abuse Hotline
Business Resources Business Resources: Food Manager Classes, Tobacco Vendor Education Program, Body Art Certification Schedule

Press Releases

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Published: 6/30/2016
Lake Ronkonkoma, in the town of Islip, is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Published: 6/29/2016

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region, for Wednesday June 29, 2016. Young children, the elderly, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit strenuous outdoor activity. 


Published: 6/24/2016

The department’s School Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award
recognizes one school district each year that has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the health of its students through innovative programs that improve nutrition and/or increase physical activity. This year, the third annual SHARP award was presented to the Wyandanch School District. 


Published: 6/24/2016
Recent sampling performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed new cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Old Town Pond  in Southampton. 

Published: 6/22/2016

County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken announced today the activation of the Public Health Information Line: 631-787-2200. The Information Line is being employed to enhance continuing efforts to detect and prevent the spread of communicable illnesses in Suffolk County. The line is now available from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

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