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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services promotes wellness and protects the public's health and environment.


Your Opinion Matters, Please Participate!

The purpose of the Community Member Health Assessment Survey is to get your opinion about health issues that are important in your community.

Together, the County Departments of Health and hospitals throughout Long Island will use the results of this survey and other information to help target health programs in your community.

The survey is available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Polish and in large print.

Please complete only ONE survey per adult (18 years and over). Your responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation!

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Health News

Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Suffolk County Health Department Releases Environmental Study of Islip’s Grand Canal

Comprehensive Ecological and Public Health Study Highlights Impaired Environmental Quality of the Waterway Due to Pollution from Septics/Cesspools, St

Health Officials Offer Treatment to Individuals Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis A

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) is investigating a case of Hepatitis A virus in an individual who worked at the restaurant Trento, located at 1058 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, NY.  

HEALTHY SUFFOLK :New Immunizations Required for 2016-17 School Year

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken wish to inform parents that all children entering 7th and 12th grade in New York State this fall must have the meningococcal vaccine by September 1, 2016. 

Three Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities as Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that mosquito samples (all Culex pipiens-restuans) taken from Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown (1), Connetquot State Park in Oakdale (1), and Girl Scout Day Camp Sobaco in Yaphank (1), on August 3 and August 4  have tested positive for West Nile virus.

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