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West Nile virus treatment scheduled for Elwood and East Northport has been canceled.

  • 28 August 2014
  • Number of views: 964
  • Categories: Health

The West Nile virus treatment scheduled for tonight, Thursday, August 28, 2014, has been canceled. The Department of Health Services will continue its mosquito surveillance in the area next week and will determine if treatment is needed depending on results of surveillance.

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities on Fire Island as planned.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Services

  • 28 August 2014
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  • Categories: Health

The next meeting of Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Advisory Board is scheduled for:

Community Mental Hygiene Planning & Advisory Board Meeting

  • 28 August 2014
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  • Categories: Health

The next meeting of Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Community Mental Hygiene Planning & Advisory Board is scheduled for:

Blydenburgh and Gardiner County Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities

  • 27 August 2014
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Suffolk County Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, announced today that mosquito samples taken from Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown (1) and Gardiner County Park in West Bay Shore (1) have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, both Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on August 12th. The Suffolk County Department of Parks has been notified and advised to suspend activities in both parks during the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Pesticide Application Scheduled for Elwood, E. Northport, Fire Island and Rocky Point

  • 27 August 2014
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Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat Elwood, East Northport, Rocky Point, and Fire Island, as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes. 

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