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Health News

Bellone, Tomarken Review Suffolk County’s Progress in Promoting Tobacco Cessation

  • 8 January 2014
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  • Categories: Health

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, join the nation’s leaders in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking, which was released on January 11, 1964.

Mental Health Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Advisory Board

  • 6 January 2014
  • Number of views: 439
  • Categories: Health
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.

Suffolk County Health Centers, Clinics to Cancel Appointments Due to Weather Forecasts

  • 2 January 2014
  • Number of views: 484
  • Categories: Health
Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken announced that the county will cancel all county health center and mental health clinic appointments scheduled for after 5 p.m. today and before 12 p.m. tomorrow due to forecasts of hazardous weather conditions. Medical, family planning, and WIC patients may call 631-439-1551 to reschedule. Mental health clinic patients may call 631-853-8500 to reschedule.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board

  • 31 December 2013
  • Number of views: 416
  • Categories: Health
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.

Cold Weather Advisory

  • 31 December 2013
  • Number of views: 504
  • Categories: Health
Winter weather conditions are expected deteriorate today and to continue into Friday morning. The National Weather Service predicts snow and strong winds followed by severely cold temperatures.  Health officials recommend that residents take the following precautions:
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