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Health News

Update on New Tobacco Law

  • 2 January 2015
  • Number of views: 2222
  • Categories: Health

January 2, 2015

New 2015 Tobacco 21  signs are available at county office located at 725 Veterans Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787, Building C928. Vendors may call 631-853-3162 for more information.

The class that is scheduled to begin on January 5, 2015, at the Babylon Library has been postponed and is now scheduled to begin on January 26, 2015. The new schedule is as follows:

Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., Babylon
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., January 26; February 2, 9, 23; March 2, 9, and April 6, 2015.
Contact: 669-1624

Suffolk County Law Limiting Tobacco Sales to Persons over Age 21 Takes Effect

  • 31 December 2014
  • Number of views: 1646
  • Categories: Health

Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, MPH, reminds vendors and residents that as of January 1, 2015, it is illegal to sell tobacco, e-cigarettes, and liquid nicotine in Suffolk County to persons under the age of 21. Prior to January 1, it had been illegal to sell these products to persons under the age of 19.

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Case of Mumps

  • 31 December 2014
  • Number of views: 1879
  • Categories: Health

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken reported today a case of Mumps in an individual who lives in the Town of Brookhaven and works at Smithtown High School East. The case was confirmed this week by the New York State Public Health Laboratory in Albany.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board

  • 26 December 2014
  • Number of views: 937
  • Categories: Health

Thursday, January 8, 2015
2:00 p.m.
North County Complex, Building C-928
725 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Class Room

Meeting of the Mental Health Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Advisory Board

  • 26 December 2014
  • Number of views: 1527
  • Categories: Health

Wednesday, January 7, 2015  1:30 p.m.
725 Veterans Memorial Highway (North County Complex), Building C-928
Hauppauge, NY 11788


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