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Mosquito Sample and Dead Bird found in Suffolk County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

  • 3 July 2012
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  • Categories: Health

Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that the New York State Department of Health confirmed that a mosquito sample found in Gardiner County Park in Islip has tested positive for West Nile virus. The positive sample was Culex pipiens-restuans collected on June 20th by an employee of the SCDHS’ Public Health Division. A dead crow, picked up in Northport on June 27th , has also tested positive for the virus.

Where to See Fireworks During Independence Day Celebrations

Here are places to see professional fireworks displays this week in celebration of the Independence Day holiday:

Vector Control

  • 2 July 2012
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  • Categories: Health
Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Stony Brook Yacht Club Beach Open

  • 2 July 2012
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  • Categories: Health

James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, said today that the beach closure issued for Stony Brook Yacht Club Beach in Stony Brook, NY has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.

Bellone Applauds Suffolk County IDA for New Policy to Create and Retain Jobs

)  Today, the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) adopted enhanced Uniform Tax Exempt Policy (UTEP) guidelines. This enhanced policy will assist Suffolk County in keeping and creating jobs on Long Island.  The real property tax relief provided for under UTEP assists commercial and industrial projects that are looking to begin operations in Suffolk County, relocate their business to Suffolk County or upgrade facilities. 

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