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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

Health Officials Lift Peconic River Recreation Advisory

Due to Wastewater Infrastructure Investments, Health Officials Lift Peconic River Recreation Advisory that was issued on n December 15, 2015.

Suffolk County Offers Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS), the Town of Huntington and the Suffolk County SPCA will offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets.

Announcing the 2016 Gospel Health Fest

The SCDHS Office of Minority Health in collaboration with HRHCare will present the fourth Gospel Health Fest on April 30, 2016 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus. Resister here. 

Suffolk Proclaims April as Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect any organ of the body. It appears most often in the lungs and the eyes, and sometimes the heart. It can show itself through a wide variety of symptoms, including swollen glands, sores, shortness of  breath, chronic fever, fatigue, and weight loss. 

Suffolk County Releases Tick and Vector-Borne Diseases Task-Force Report

Suffolk County has released a report on tick- and mosquito-borne diseases in Suffolk County. The report, produced by the Suffolk County Tick and Vector-Borne Diseases Task Force (TVBDTF), provides an overview of the diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes and outlines a needs assessment for approaching vector-borne diseases.


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