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Our Mission

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

Lloyd Neck Estates Beach Closes to Bathing

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed Lloyd  Neck Estates Beach in Lloyd Neck to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Board of Review Hearings

The Board of Review hears requests for variances and waivers to the county’s requirements for water and sewage disposal for new construction, and for storage of toxic or hazardous materials, as stated in the Suffolk County Sanitary Code. A listing of each month’s scheduled hearings may be obtained in the days prior to the hearing by contacting the Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality at 852-5800.

More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Commissioner James Tomarken announced today that 22 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected between August 27th and 30th from locations in Huntington (1), Huntington Station (1), Greenlawn (1), East Northport (2), Dix Hills (1), Copiague (1), Lindenhurst (1), West Babylon (2), West Islip (1) Nesconset (3), Bay Shore (1) West Bay Shore (1) Bohemia (1), Selden (1), Holtville (1) East Setauket (1), Patchogue (1) and Jamesport (1). To date this year, 148 mosquito samples and four birds have tested positive for West Nile virus. No humans or horses have tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County this year.

Lloyd Neck Estates Beach Opens

Lloyd Neck Estates Beach in Lloyd Neck, which closed to bathing yesterday, has reopened as recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.

Mosquito Spraying

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control the mosquito population.

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