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Health News

Healthy Suffolk: Free Program Helps Participants Reduce Risk of Diabetes

  • 3 August 2015
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken invite residents who are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes to participate, free of charge, in the county- administered National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). 

Aerial Larvicide Notice

  • 3 August 2015
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The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.

Pesticide Notification

  • 3 August 2015
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  • Categories: Health
If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Blooms in Montauk

Blooms Persist at Other East End Water Bodies

  • 31 July 2015
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria at Fort Pond in Montauk. Blue-green algae persist at ...

Blydenburgh County Park Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities as Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Three birds test positive for West Nile virus

  • 31 July 2015
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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that a mosquito sample from Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown (1) 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