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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.
The survey is available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Polish and in large print.
Please complete only ONE survey per adult (18 years and over). Your responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation!
In the event that a quorum cannot be achieved, the Board of Health meeting will be canceled. It is advisable to call 631-854-0100 the day of the meeting to find out if the meeting will take place. For directions to our new location or access to our offices, please call the number above.
Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, has issued an advisory against bathing at 62 beaches due to the heavy rainfall that occurred overnight (from 6/13/13 to 6/14/13). The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria in excess of New York State standards will impact these areas.
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services today closed the following beaches to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.
Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred Monday, June 10, 2013 and Tuesday, June 11, 2013, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services is extending an advisory against bathing at 12 beaches. (See attached list.)