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Suffolk County Department of Health Services' Program Video Clips


Family News: At Face Value Aging Simulator - Anti Smoking Program at Sachem High School East

Public Health Educator Bonnie Anderson introduces teens to a computer program that lets them see their future selves based on their choices of healthy vs unhealthy behaviors.

Kicking the Habit! Free Program Helps You Be Tobacco Free

Senior Public Health Educator Janis Hurley discusses the ingredients in cigarettes, their addictive properties, and proven methods to increase your chances of breaking the addiction to tobacco: education, medication, and stress management.

Suffolk County Destroys 16 Years of Cigarettes Acquired In Underage Sting Operations

Lori Benincasa, Director of the Office of Public Health Education, and her staff discuss Suffolk County’s program to discourage vendors from selling tobacco products, e-cigarettes and other products to persons under the age of 21.

Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

Robert Delagi, Director of Emergency Medical Services and Public Health Preparedness, discusses how to recognize an overdose, administer intranasal naloxone (Narcan) and take appropriate steps until rescue workers arrive.

How to Assemble and Use the Narcan Nebulizer to Reverse Heroin or Opiate Overdose

Robert Delagi, Director of Emergency Medical Services and Public Health Preparedness, demonstrates how to assemble and use the naloxone nebulizer.

How to Stop Mosquitos from Breeding in Your Back Yard

Scott Campbell, PhD, Director of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab, shows one homeowner where mosquitoes might breed around her home and discusses how to prevent mosquito breeding in your backyard.

Public Health: The Science of Catching and Testing Mosquitoes (Part 1)

Scott Campbell, PhD, Director of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab, shows us how his office traps and collects mosquitoes so they can be tested for mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus.

Public Health: Preparing Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus Testing (Part 2)

Lab Interns Robert Chayes, Victoria Campbell and Biologist Chris Romano take us into the lab to show us how they sort and identify live mosquitoes before they ship them to Albany for virus testing.

How to Avoid Ticks: Tick & Mosquito Expert Dr. Campbell Provides Great Advice

Scott Campbell, PhD, Director of the Arthropod-Borne Disease Lab, offers tips on how to kill ticks and avoid tick bites.

Seniors Learn How to Reduce Falls at Suffolk County's "Stepping On" Program

County health officials and local seniors show us the award-winning program focused on falls prevention. This program has proven to reduce the number of falls for participants by 31 percent.