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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

Falls Prevention Classes Offer Mature Residents a Greater Chance to be Independent for Life

September is Falls Prevention Month

County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, today announced that Suffolk County will be expanding its popular falls prevention program, offering workshops at venues throughout the county this September, Falls Prevention Month. The programs aim to empower mature adults to carry out behaviors that reduce the risks of falls and improve their quality of life.

Pesticide Application Scheduled for the Town of Babylon and Fire Island

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections parts of the Town of Babylon and parts of Fire Island as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

40 Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, announced today that 40 more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. 

Brentwood Health Center Remains Closed for Repairs

The Suffolk County Brentwood Family Health Center, which closed Wednesday, August 13, due to damage caused by flooding from heavy rains, will remain closed from Saturday through Monday, while repairs are underway. At this time, it is unclear when the health center will reopen. Further updates will be forthcoming. Currently, the closure affects all services, including adult, pediatric, WIC and family planning services and dental and mental health clinics. 

Suffolk County Joins New York Cancer Consortium in Rolling out Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services, in partnership with the New York State Cancer Consortium, today announced the launch of the New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard.

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