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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!
As the number of reported cases of measles continues to rise in New York City, and as pertussis continues to circulate locally, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health Services, remind parents to make sure that their children are up-to-date on immunizations.
Suffolk County law directs the Department of Health Services to hold two public health hearings each year. The purpose of these hearings is to obtain input from residents of Suffolk County to guide the county in allocating its health care resources.
The 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.
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is offering a free course on managing diabetes.
County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, invite mature residents to attend workshops focused on falls prevention. The programs aim to empower mature adults to carry out behaviors that reduce the risks of falls and improve their quality of life.