Emergencies can happen, which is why it is best to be aware and prepare? The Department of Health Services practices continual surveillance and preparation for potential man-made or natural public health emergencies. Examples of such health emergencies include:
While emergencies can occur on a county-wide scale, they can also occur at a local level and may involve small groups of individuals. Examples include:
- Home Heating Assistance
- Carbon Monoxide Exposure
- Chemical Exposure
- Public Inquiries
To contact the Suffolk County Department of Health Services during normal business hours, please call (631) 854-0333.
In the event of an emergency, after normal business hours and weekends, contact (631) 852-4820.
To contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, please call (404) 639-3534 or (800) 311-3435.