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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.
The survey is available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Polish and in large print.
Please complete only ONE survey per adult (18 years and over). Your responses are anonymous. Thank you for your participation!
Great River, NY – Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James L. Tomarken said today that the New York State Department of Health has confirmed a human case of West Nile virus, the third human case in Suffolk County this year. The individual, who is over 55 years of age and from the Town of Islip, was hospitalized in August with symptoms consistent with West Nile virus. The patient is currently undergoing rehabilitation.
Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced that seven additional mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito samples, collected between September 6 and 7, were from locations in Amagansett, East Northport, Nesconset, Ridge, Manorville, Selden and Southold. To date this year, 208 mosquito samples and a total of 38 birds have tested positive for the virus.
The John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility Oversight Committee was formed as a result of Introductory Resolution 1971- 2008, for the purpose of achieving cost efficiencies and enhanced revenues at the
John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility. The committee is composed of representatives from the Suffolk County Executive’s Budget Office, the Department of Health Services, the legislature and a representative of the employees of the skilled nursing facility.
The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Commissioner of Health Services, through the Division of Patient Care Services Administration, on matters relating to the operation of the
health center. The meeting is open to the public. Guests are asked to call in advance.