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Pesticide application scheduled for Oak Beach and Fire Island

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of Oak Beach and Fire Island communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Nine Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that nine mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Bathing Advisory Issued for Centerport Yacht Club Beach

Health officials today issued an advisory against bathing at Centerport Yacht Club as heavy rainfall has raised the potential for bacteria to be present at levels that exceed New York State standards.

Great Pond at Peconic Dunes Camp in Peconic Closed to Bathing

Great Pond at Peconic Dunes Camp in Peconic is closed due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards. This is the second time this month the camp beach has been closed due to high levels of bacteria.

Healthy Suffolk: Learn to Be...Tobacco Free

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, encourage residents who use tobacco to obtain help in breaking their addiction through Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program.

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901