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Health Services

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

Mosquito Spraying

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control the mosquito population.

Advisory Against Bathing at 19 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 19 beaches, including beaches located along the northern shoreline of Great South Bay and in Sag Harbor, (list attached).

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Open

The beach closure issued for Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.

Community Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board Meeting

The Community Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board is made up of consumers, parents, advocates, professionals and agency providers who advise the Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services on issues facing the community. The board comprises three subcommittees: Mental Health, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities*, and Alcohol & Substance Abuse. Meetings are open to the public.  Guests are asked to call in advance.

News Release

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) is investigating a case of Hepatitis A virus in an individual who worked at the Driver’s Seat Restaurant, 62 Jobs Lane, Southampton, New York.  Patrons who consumed food or beverage at this establishment between August 6th and August 20th may have been exposed to Hepatitis A.  Preventive treatment for Hepatitis A virus can help to prevent or lessen the severity of illness when given within two weeks of exposure

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