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Health News

Meeting of the Policy Committee of the Peconic Estuary Program Scheduled

  • 25 May 2012
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The PEP is an innovative partnership of federal, state and local governments, citizen and environmental groups, businesses, industries and academic institutions.  The Peconic Estuary Program’s priority topics of concern include:  Brown Tide, nutrients, habitat and living resources, pathogens, toxic pollutants and critical lands protection.  Its aim is to promote the health of the estuary and to protect and restore the environmental quality of this extraordinary natural resource.

Bathing Beach Monitoring Commences for the 2012 Summer Season

  • 25 May 2012
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James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that the beach sampling monitoring and notification program has resumed for the 2012 season.

‘Muddy Angels’ to Pass Thru Long Island

  • 16 May 2012
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Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services James L. Tomarken ask county residents to welcome the Muddy Angels, emergency medical service (EMS) providers and their supporters, who will be cycling next week from Boston to Alexandria, Virginia, by way of Long Island in the 2012 East Coast EMS Memorial Bike Ride.

Meeting of Suffolk County Pesticide Community Advisory Committee

  • 14 May 2012
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The next meeting of the Pesticide Community Advisory Committee is scheduled for

Board of Review Hearings

  • 11 May 2012
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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in the conference room at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C, Yaphank, NY 11980.

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