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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!

Take Survey Now

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Health News

Ground Treatment for Mosquitoes Scheduled

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

Twelve Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that twelve mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Suffolk County Advisory against Bathing at 62 Beaches

Due to the heavy rainfall on Friday, July 29, 2016, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 62 beaches.

Benjamin Beach and Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Closed to Bathing

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, in the town of Islip, and Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria. The beach closure issued for Tanner Park Beach in Copiague has been lifted.

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. Take a moment to learn about the kinds hepatitis, how they are transmitted, and how they may be prevented.


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