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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 Tomarken reported today the first human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County in 2013. The individual, who is over 50 years of age and resides in the Town of Brookhaven, was hospitalized for five days at a local hospital in late August upon experiencing symptoms consistent with West Nile virus. The patient has recovered and is now at home.
Commissioner James Tomarken announced today that 10 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected between September 11th and September 12th from locations in Huntington (1), East Northport (3), Copiague (1), Northport (1), Greenlawn (1), Huntington Station (1), Port Jefferson Station (1) and Nesconset (1). To date this year, 168 mosquito samples and ten birds have tested positive for West Nile virus. No horses and one (1) human case have tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County this year.
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.