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Department of
Health Services

Our Mission

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

Shirley Beach and Copiague Harbor Property Owners Association Beach Closed to Bathing

Shirley Beach in Shirley, and Copiague Harbor Property Owners Association Beach in Copiague, are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Blue-Green Algae Advisory for Calverton

Recent sampling performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed new cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Forge Pond/Peconic Lake in Calverton. 

First Mosquito Sample to Test Positive for West Nile Virus

A mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample,was collected on June 30, 2016 in Northport. This is the first mosquito sample to test positive for West Nile virus this year.

Learn to Be...Tobacco Free Classes Starting Soon

Residents who use tobacco can obtain help in breaking their addiction through Suffolk County’s “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program.Classes are as follows:

Change of Date for Environmental Quality Board of Review

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review Hearing on Thursday July 14, 2016.

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