Health Services

Bureau of Public Health Protection


The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is required to operate programs that protect the public from adulterated food, unhealthy living conditions and health nuisances. The department is also responsible for enforcing the Suffolk County Sanitary Code and the Local Laws of Suffolk County. All of the above are the responsibility of the Bureau of Public Health Protection which is comprised of five units: Food Protection, General Sanitation, Radiation Control, Temporary Residences, and Training & Plan Review.

The Bureau of Public Health Protection covers a wide range of services. Click on a link to find frequently asked questions about a specific service.

Food Protection Food Protection
Article 13, Food Permits, Food Safety Training, Food Manager Course, Restaurant Inspection Database
Temporary Residences Temporary Residences
Hotels/Motels/Cottages, Migrant Farmworker Housing, Mobile Home Park, Children Camps / Campgrounds
General Sanitation General Sanitation
Garbage Storage, Sewage Overflow, Animal Manure, Vermin Infestation, Inadequate Heat / Utilities
Body Art Establishments Body Art Establishments
Article 14 , Certification, Course Schedule
Petting Zoos Petting Zoos
Article 17, Permits, Bites, Zoonotic Disease
Radiation Control Radiation Control
X-Ray Equipment, Exposure, Release of Materials, Sampling, Transportation
Enforcement Enforcement
Formal Hearings, Stipulations, Fines
Children's Camps and Campgrounds Children's Camps and Campgrounds
Inspections, State Resources