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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!
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services will hold a meeting of:
The Board of Health
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
3500 Sunrise Highway, Building 200, Suite 124
Great River, NY 11739-9006
In the event that a quorum cannot be achieved, the Board of Health meeting will be canceled. It is advisable to call 631-854-0100 the day of the meeting to find out if the meeting will take place. For directions to our new location or access to our offices, please call the number above.
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review hearing:
Thursday, October 17, 2013
360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C,
Yaphank, NY 11980
he Board of Review hears requests for variances and waivers to the county’s requirements for water and sewage disposal for new construction, and for storage of toxic or hazardous materials, as stated in the Suffolk County Sanitary Code. A listing of each month’s scheduled hearings may be obtained in the days prior to the hearing by contacting the Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality at 852-5800.
For additional information about this meeting or this board, please contact: Grace Kelly-McGovern at 854-0095.
Suffolk County law directs the Department of Health Services to hold two public health hearings each year. The first hearing was held in April in Hauppauge. The purpose of these hearings is to obtain input from residents of Suffolk County to guide the county in allocating its health care resources. Residents who are unable to attend the hearing and wish to submit testimony are encouraged to send written testimony to Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Attention: Grace Kelly-McGovern, 3500 Sunrise Highway, Suite 124, PO Box 9006, Great River, NY 11739-9006. Written testimony will be accepted until October 30, 2013.
Suffolk County this week launched its new diabetes prevention program, a CDC-led program that encourages healthy eating, physical activity, and lifestyle changes to help participants achieve the goals that lead to the prevention or delay of a diabetes diagnosis.