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Health News

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

  • 23 September 2013
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  • 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.

Upcoming Diabetes Self-Management Education Seminars

  • 17 September 2013
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James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that the Department of Health Services, in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, will hold diabetes seminars starting in October for county residents in the communities of Patchogue, Shirley and Copiague.

Suffolk County Offers Support for Residents at Risk for Diabetes “Healthy Heart, Healthy Weight, Healthy Attitude”

  • 17 September 2013
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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension, is offering a program to residents who are overweight and struggling with high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure, all which contribute to risk for diabetes.

Meeting of Suffolk County Pesticide Community Advisory Committee

  • 12 September 2013
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The Pesticide Community Advisory Committee meeting has been scheduled to be held:

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
H. Lee Dennison Building
4th Floor - Main Conference Room
Hauppauge, NY 11788

The Pesticide Advisory Committee was established through Local Law 34-1999, which was enacted for the purpose of phasing out the use of pesticides by the County for many pest control purposes.

Items on the Agenda include: discussion concerning methoprene and the committee’s annual report.

For additional information about this meeting, please contact:

Michael Maraviglia
Environmental Analyst
Division of Water Quality Improvement
Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning
H. Lee Dennison Building, 4th Floor
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone:  631-853-6996
Fax:      631-853-4044

Lloyd Neck Estates Beach Closes to Bathing

  • 10 September 2013
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  • Categories: Health
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed Lloyd  Neck Estates Beach in Lloyd Neck to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

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