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South Brookhaven Family Health Centers East and West Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled

  • 1 October 2012
  • Number of views: 441
  • Categories: Health
The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Commissioner of Health Services, through the Division of Patient Care Services Administration, on matters relating to the operation of the health centers

Additional Diabetes Self-Management Education Series Scheduled in Patchogue

  • 1 October 2012
  • Number of views: 432
  • Categories: Health

Great River, NY - Suffolk County Department of Health Services Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, announced today that an additional series on diabetes self-management will be presented for county residents in the Patchogue area.  As previously announced classes have been scheduled for October and November in Amityville, Wyandanch, Shirley and Riverhead.  For information about classes, please call Laurie Wells at (631) 727-7850.  These classes are a joint effort by the Department of Health Services and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County to empower residents with diabetes by teaching effective self-management skills that lead to a healthy lifestyle.  

County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk Will Develop First New Farmland Protection Plan Since 1996

New York State Department of Agriculture Provides $50,000 Grant to Fund Plan

Pointing out that Suffolk County has not overhauled its Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan since 1996, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced plans to take a new look at Suffolk’s plan as the evolving agricultural sector faces new challenges. 

Suffolk IDA Launches Website

Bellone, Manetta, Tout New Economic Development Marketing Tools

The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has launched the agency's first ever website at www.SuffolkIDA.org. The site will be an important tool in communicating the services the IDA offers to Suffolk's companies and to those looking to call the County home.

County Reaches Out to Mature Adults through Innovative “Falls Prevention” Programs

  • 26 September 2012
  • Number of views: 447
  • Categories: Health
Great River, NY – Noting that falls and falls-related injuries are among the most common and serious medical problems experienced by senior citizens, County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that the county has armed over 2,000 senior residents with information on fall prevention through its ‘Stepping On’ and  Staying Independent for Life programs. Both programs are designed to enhance balance and mobility among seniors.
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