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Our Mission

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


Your Opinion Matters, Please Participate!

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The purpose of the Community Member 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 and over). Your responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation!

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Health News

Healthy Suffolk: Free Program Helps Participants to Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken invite residents who are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes to participate, free of charge, in the county- administered National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

Ozone Health Advisory For Wednesday July 6, 2016

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region, for Wednesday July 6, 2016.

Ground Treatment for Mosquitoes Scheduled

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of Fire Island as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Aerial Larvicide Notice

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of some salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.

Advisory against Bathing at 65 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred overnight and today (7/5/16), the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 65 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential for the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.


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