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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!

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

Board of Review Hearings

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review hearing on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room at 360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C, Yaphank, NY 11980.

Board of Health Meeting Scheduled

In the event that a quorum cannot be achieved, the Board of Health meeting will be canceled.  It is advisable to call 631-854-0100 the day of the meeting to find out if the meeting will take place.

For directions to our new location or access to our offices, please call the number above.

Suffolk County Extends Offer of Free Well Testing to Homeowners with On-Site Wells Impacted by Sandy

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced today that it will offer free well testing to homeowners whose wells have been impacted by Super Storm Sandy and that are located outside of Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) service area. This follows the announcement of November 22, 2012, that the Suffolk County Water Authority would provide free well testing to residents with concerns about private wells located within the SCWA service area.

Not Too Late to Benefit from Flu Vaccine

Citing a recent report by the New York State Department of Health declaring a sharp rise in the number of flu cases in 34 counties in New York State, including Suffolk County, Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, is urging all residents who have not yet received their annual flu vaccinations to do so as soon as possible. Flu season usually peaks in January or later and can last as late as May.

Maxine S. Postal Tri Community Health Center Advisory Board-Health Council Meeting Scheduled

The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Commissioner of Health Services, through the Division of Patient Care Services Administration, on matters relating to the operation of the health center. 

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