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Vector Control

  • 26 June 2012
  • Number of views: 328
  • Categories: Health
Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Community Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services Planning and Advisory Board

  • 26 June 2012
  • Number of views: 364
  • Categories: Health
The Community Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Planning and Advisory Board is made up of consumers, parents, advocates, professionals and agency providers who consider issues involving this community and advises the Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services as necessary.  The meetings are open to the public.  Guests are asked to call in advance

Advisory Issued Against Bathing at 60 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

  • 26 June 2012
  • Number of views: 411
  • Categories: Health

James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, said today that due to the heavy rainfall that occurred today (6/25/12), the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 60 beaches, including beaches located along the northern shoreline of Great South Bay, in Sag Harbor, within and adjacent to various north shore embayments (Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington Harbor and Bay, Centerport Harbor, Northport Harbor and Bay, Port Jefferson Harbor, and Stony Brook Harbor), and those Long Island Sound beaches that are directly impacted by nearby storm water discharges (list attached).

Vector Control

  • 25 June 2012
  • Number of views: 355
  • Categories: Health
Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

Oversight Committee Meeting Scheduled

  • 21 June 2012
  • Number of views: 374
  • Categories: Health
A meeting of the John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility Oversight Committee has been scheduled to be held on:
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