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Health News

Larvicide Notice

  • 30 May 2013
  • Number of views: 446
  • Categories: Health

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.  Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, treatment will be continued on the next suitable day.

Bathing Beach Monitoring Commences for the 2013 Summer Season

  • 30 May 2013
  • Number of views: 456
  • Categories: Health

Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that the department has launched its comprehensive bathing beach water quality monitoring program for the 2013 season.

MEETING OF SUFFOLK COUNTY PESTICIDE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • 14 May 2013
  • Number of views: 397
  • Categories: Health
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.

LEICC Meeting Rescheduled

  • 14 May 2013
  • Number of views: 438
  • Categories: Health

The mission of the Early Intervention Program is to enable the county’s infants and toddlers under the age of three, who are disabled, developmentally delayed or at risk for disability and their families to access an appropriate array of services and supports to maximize their potential within the family and community.

Suffolk County Thanks its Nurses

  • 8 May 2013
  • Number of views: 392
  • Categories: Health
Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing, once said, “I use the word nursing for want of a better. It has been limited to signify little more than the administration of medicines and the application of poultices. It ought to signify the proper use of fresh air, light, warmth, cleanliness, quiet, and the proper selection and administration of diet — all at the least expense of vital power to the patient.”
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