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Four New Suffolk County Beaches Closed

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Knollwood  Beach Association Beach, Fleets Cove Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, and Valley Grove Beach are all closed.
Amityville Village Beach, Tanner Park Beach, Venetian Shores Beach. Copiague Harbor POA, West Islip Beach and Lake Ronkonkoma remain closed.
 
The following beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable […]

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Ozone Health Advisory Again for Thursday, July 20, 2017

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for Long Island and the downstate region for Thursday July 20, 2017. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that young children, the elderly, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or […]

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Three Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Residents are advised to eliminate standing water in and around homes
 
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that three new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 3 from Stony Brook(1) and July 6 from Huntington (1) and Nesconset(1). The county has […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR SEPTIC IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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Nine Homeowners Issued Grants to Replace their Outdated Septic Systems and Cesspools; 165 Homeowners Have Applied to Date
First-in-the-State Program Provides Suffolk County Homeowners Grants and Low-Interest Financing to Afford Advanced Wastewater Technologies
County Executive’s Innovative Program will Significantly Reduce Nitrogen Pollution and Restore Health of Long Island Waters
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the issuance of the […]

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First Mosquito Sample to Test Positive for West Nile Virus This Season in Melville

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Residents are advised to eliminate standing water in and around homes
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that a mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample, a Culex pipiens-restuans, was collected on June 28, 2017 in Melville. This is the first mosquito sample to test positive for West Nile […]

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Ozone Health Advisory For Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that young children, the elderly, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit strenuous outdoor activity. Ozone […]

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Suffolk County Issues Advisory against Bathing at 65 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

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Due to the heavy rainfall that occurred on, July 7, 2017, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 65 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential for the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.
The beaches covered by the advisory are located in […]

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Huntington Residents are Picked to Receive Advanced Water Treatment System

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Huntington Residents are Picked to Receive Advanced Water Treatment System as Part of County’s Program to Combat Nitrogen Pollution
 
Huntington Bay, NY – As part of an ongoing County-wide effort to improve our water quality, Lydia and John Von Barta were selected at random to receive the free system in the second phase of the […]

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken Announce Activation of Public Health Information Line

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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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LEGISLATOR WILLIAM R. SPENCER, M.D. ROUNDS OUT THE “LISTENING TOUR” COMMUNITY MEETINGS

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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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