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Our Mission

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


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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

Copiague Harbor Beach Club Beach Closed

Copiague Harbor Beach Club Beach, in the Town of Babylon, is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Hook Pond in East Hampton The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has rec

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has recently reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria in Hook Pond in the Town of East Hampton. 

Thirty-One Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that 31 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. 

County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 64Beaches

Due to the heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential for the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus this Year

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County this year.  The individual, a male over 55 years of age who resides in the Town of Islip, was admitted to a local hospital in late August upon experiencing symptoms consistent with West Nile virus.  The patient remains in the hospital at this time.  


Suffolk County Government

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100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

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Riverhead, NY 11901