Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone joined Commissioner of Health
Services James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, to declare March as National Nutrition Month® in Suffolk
County. The declaration, part of the county’s ‘Healthy Suffolk’
initiative, encourages residents of all ages to adopt a healthy lifestyle that
is focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and
getting daily exercise in order to reduce the risk of chronic disease and
promote overall health.