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Health News

Suffolk County Health Centers, Clinics to Cancel Appointments Due to Weather Forecasts

  • 2 January 2014
  • Number of views: 564
  • Categories: Health
Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken announced that the county will cancel all county health center and mental health clinic appointments scheduled for after 5 p.m. today and before 12 p.m. tomorrow due to forecasts of hazardous weather conditions. Medical, family planning, and WIC patients may call 631-439-1551 to reschedule. Mental health clinic patients may call 631-853-8500 to reschedule.

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

  • 31 December 2013
  • Number of views: 468
  • Categories: Health
The mission of the Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services is to enable persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse and their families to access an appropriate array of services and supports to maximize an individual’s potential within the family and community.

Cold Weather Advisory

  • 31 December 2013
  • Number of views: 589
  • Categories: Health
Winter weather conditions are expected deteriorate today and to continue into Friday morning. The National Weather Service predicts snow and strong winds followed by severely cold temperatures.  Health officials recommend that residents take the following precautions:

Resolve to be Tobacco Free

  • 27 December 2013
  • Number of views: 500
  • Categories: Health
As millions of Americans prepare to make New Year’s resolutions, Suffolk County officials encourage county residents who wish to quit smoking to seek the help of a trained advisor.

Resolve to Stay Independent for Life

  • 5 December 2013
  • Number of views: 546
  • Categories: Health
County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, invite mature residents to attend workshops focused on falls prevention. The programs aim to empower mature adults to carry out behaviors that reduce the risks of falls and improve their quality of life.

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