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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

Pesticide Notification for Fire Island

Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of communities as part of its annual effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Pesticide Notification

If weather permits, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control adult mosquitoes.

Aerial Larvicide Notice

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae

Health Officials Warn of Three New Cyanobacteria Blooms

Three Persisting Cyanobacteria Blooms Flourish in East End Water Bodies

NYSDEC has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria in three new water bodies in Suffolk County: Old Town Pond in Southampton, Kellis Pond in Bridgehampton and Wainscott Pond in Wainscott.  Blue-green algae also persist at Agawam Lake and Mill Pond in Southampton, Maratooka Lake in Mattituck, and at parts of Lake Ronkonkoma. * 

Four Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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

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