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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

Peconic River Recreation Advisory

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services today issued an advisory to residents to take precautions before recreating on the tidal portion of the Peconic River (east of Grangebel Park) this week due to the possible residual effects of inadequately treated wastewater discharged from the Riverhead sewage treatment plant.

Bellone, Tomarken Encourage Residents to Get Flu Shots County Highlights National Influenza Vaccination Week-December 6-12

County Awarded $300K in Federal Funds to Support Immunization Efforts

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, are urging all residents who have not yet received this season’s flu immunization to get one soon.

Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.

World AIDS Day 2015 Events

The time to act is now

December 1, 2015, is World AIDS Day. The Suffolk County Department of Health Services and its community partners encourage residents to do what they can this month to stop the spread of HIV, whether it is getting tested, participating in outreach and educational events, donating to help find a cure or encouraging those who are at a substantial risk for HIV to consider pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill for that prevents HIV. Following is a list of World AIDS Day events.

Board of Health Meeting Scheduled

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services will hold a meeting of The Board of Health on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.


9:30 a.m.


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