Health Services

Inspections and Enforcement

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The Department of Health Services conducts inspections in order to ensure the preservation and improvement of the public health. The powers given to the Department of Health Services to conduct inspections and to carry out enforcement activities are stated in New York State Public Health Law and are outlined in the Suffolk County Sanitary Code.

The department inspects and/or carries out enforcement activities for the following types of establishments and facilities:

List of Establishments and Facilities:

Enforcement procedures and penalties can be found in Article 2 of the Suffolk County Sanitary Code.