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


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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

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee of the Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board

Meeting of the Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee* of the Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board


Wednesday, June 3, 10:30 a.m.

725 Veterans Memorial Highway (North County Complex), Building C-928,

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Cyanobacteria Blooms Occurring in Southampton and Lake Ronkonkoma

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Mill Pond and Lake Agawam in Southampton and Lake Ronkonkoma. Due to these findings, health officials ask residents not to use or swim or wade in these waters and to keep their pets and children away from the area.

Marine Biotoxin in Peconic Estuary Tributaries

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has temporarily closed areas in the town of Riverhead, Southold and Southampton, Suffolk County for the harvest of shellfish and carnivorous gastropods (e.g. snails) due to the finding of marine biotoxin in shellfish. 

Suffolk County Department of Health Services Tests Medical Counter Measures Plan

Receives high praise from New York State 

The Peconic Estuary annual Policy Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Peconic Estuary annual Policy


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