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Take 3 Actions to Fight the Flu

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. 

Do you know? Flu viruses spread from person to person through droplets released when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. Those infected with flu may be able to infect others from one day before until one week after developing symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you fight the flu by taking the following actions:

Suffolk County Officials Encourage Residents to Obtain Flu Immunization

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, are urging all residents who have not yet received this season’s flu immunization to get one as soon as possible. Additionally, they ask those residents who are at high risk for complications from flu to seek medical care promptly if they do experience flu-like symptoms

Board of Health Meeting Scheduled

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services will hold a meeting of:

The Board of Health 
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
9:30 a.m.










Focus,Partner,Achieve: An Aids Free Generation

On December 1, Suffolk County joins people throughout the world in observance of World AIDS Day to honor those living with HIV; the families, friends, caregivers, and communities who support them; and those who have lost their lives to AIDS. Three decades after the first cases of AIDs were reported, it is important for communities to recognize that HIV remains a major health problem in the U.S. and that prevention is key to ending the AIDs epidemic

Board of Review Meeting Scheduled

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review hearing on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the conference room at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C, Yaphank, NY 11980.

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