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County, Stony Brook Medicine Offer Assistance to Residents with Environmental Health Concerns Following Superstorm Sandy

Help is available to residents who are concerned about potential medical problems associated with their environment following Superstorm Sandy.  According to Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, Suffolk County and Stony Brook Medicine’s Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine have an ongoing relationship that enables health officials to effectively manage situations in which environmental contaminants are a concern. 

Suffolk County Tick and Vector-Borne Diseases Task Force

As stated in County Resolution 689, the Suffolk County Tick and Vector-Borne Diseases Task

Force was created to study the spread of tick and vector-borne related diseases and to develop a comprehensive needs assessment.      

Suffolk County Identifies Agencies Participating in Project Hope

The Division of Community Mental Hygiene has identified six experienced mental health agencies to participate in Project Hope, an initiative that is providing brief crisis counseling, outreach and education to residents in those communities that were hard hit by Super Storm Sandy.

Board of Review Hearings

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review hearing on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C, Yaphank, NY 11980.

Board of Health Meeting Scheduled

In the event that a quorum cannot be achieved, the Board of Health meeting will be canceled.  It is advisable to call 631-854-0100 the day of the meeting to find out if the meeting will take place.

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Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901