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Our Mission

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


Your Opinion Matters, Please Participate!

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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.

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

Suffolk County Offers Free Diabetes Self-Management Program

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone joined Department of Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, to invite residents who have diabetes to attend a free program that will enable them to manage their diabetes.  The program, conducted by the Department of Health Services in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, comprises four classes that cover suggestions for keeping blood sugar in target range, choosing a healthy meal plan and balancing food, exercise and medications. 

County Executive Bellone and Health Officials Advise Residents to Make Sure they are Up to Date on Immunizations

As the United States experiences a large, multi-state outbreak of measles, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Legislator William Spencer, MD, and Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, MPH, urge residents to make sure that they are up to date on their immunizations.

Upcoming Falls Prevention Workshops

County Executive Steve Bellone, and Commissioner of Health Services, Dr. James Tomarken, announced today that the Department of Health Services will hold its Falls Prevention Workshops for senior residents in the communities of Greenport, Shoreham, Riverhead, and Smithtown.

Peconic Estuary Citizens Advisory Committee

The next meeting of the Peconic Estuary Citizens Advisory Committee is scheduled for:


Saturday January 31, 2015

10:00 a.m.  

Southampton Town Community Center 

25 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays NY 11946

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board

Thursday, February 5, 2015

2:00 p.m.

North County Complex, Building C-928

725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788

Class Room


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