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James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, said that due to a relatively small amount of sewage discharged to surface waters caused by a malfunctioning pump-out station in Northport Harbor, an advisory against bathing has been issued to Centerport Yacht Club Beach.

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County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken announced today the activation of the Public Health Information Line: 631-787-2200. The Information Line is being employed to enhance continuing efforts to detect and prevent the spread of communicable illnesses in Suffolk County. The line is now available from Monday through Friday from […]

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Those who served — and those who supported them in their service — have an opportunity to experience various holistic alternatives for achieving and maintaining personal wellness. The setting for this event offers a peaceful and relaxing environment where children can play and and families and individuals can learn, share a meal, and laugh. Please join […]

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The following beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, Islip
Huntington Beach Community association Beach, Centerport

 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and […]

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County-Led Program Makes it Affordable for Suffolk Homeowners to Purchase Advanced Wastewater Treatment Systems 
Suffolk County to Accept Applications from Eligible Homeowners Interested in Participating in the Program Beginning July 2017
New ReclaimOurWater.info Website Launched to Provide Residents Information  
Today, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law the first-of-its-kind water quality program in New York State that will help homeowners […]

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
Following […]

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Safety first
 
Northport High School students in the Northport-East Northport School District participated in the school’s annual CPR/AED Awareness Day on May 24, 2017.
CPR/AED Awareness Day is an outgrowth of a grant that the high school won about eight years ago from the American Heart Association. Lacrosse coach George Searing and Assistant Principal Denise Keenan wrote […]

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Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. Rounds out Series of Community Meetings at Huntington Public Library
 Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. wrapped up his “Listening Tour” Tuesday night May 23, 2017 at the Huntington Public Library. The tour kicked off with its first meeting in March at the Northport Public Library, and included meetings at the […]

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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini and Suffolk County Police Chief of Department Stuart Cameron announce that police will be out in full force this holiday weekend to keep residents safe.
Police will be conducting high visibility patrols on roads and waterways throughout the county between May 26 and May 29. Officers will take a […]

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The following beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, Islip
Tanner Park Beach, Copiague
Benjamin Beach, Bay Shore
Fleet’s Cove Beach, Huntington
Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, Centerport
Crab Meadow Beach, Northport

 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in […]

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