Find Suffolk County New York health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women, children and family health services and issues.
New York State Health Department 320 Carleton Avenue Central Islip NY 11722 631-851-3080
Suffolk County Health Department 3500 Sunrise Highway Great River NY 11739 631-854-0000
Suffolk County Health Department 360 Yaphank Avenue Yaphank NY 11980 631-852-4287
Suffolk Health Department 82 Middle Country Road Coram NY 11727 631-854-2195
Contact the local, county, or state Health Department. In most cases, the Health Department will provide a complaint form and follow up on the complaint. This usually results in an inspection of the business.
Common tasks of Public Health Nurses include home health supervision visits, communicable disease and food borne illness investigations, public flu and pneumonia clinics, and blood pressure clinics.
Health Departments are generally established to identify and minimize threats to public health and to promote a healthy environment. They are not involved in the delivery of health care services except on a very limited basis. Oversight of health insurance providers in most states is the responsibility of an Insurance Department.