Suffolk County Department of Health Services

Hepatitis A (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Offering Free Hepatitis A Vaccine After Worker Diagnosed In Southampton

The SCDHS will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who dined at the Driver’s Seat Restaurant between Aug. 16-20.

08/30/2013

Mosquitoes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus In Suffolk County

Twelve mosquito samples collected earlier this month in Huntington, Greenlawn, Northport, East Northport, Nesconset, Holtsville, Selden, Farmingville and Aquebogue showed evidence of the virus, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services said.

07/30/2013

Brian Kelly of East End Tick Control (Credit: CBS 2)

As Ticks Take Over Long Island, Suffolk County Forms ‘Tick Task Force’

Tick-control companies on Long Island are claiming that they can’t keep up with business, and homeowners say that they’re seeing a bumper crop in their backyards. And in response to the matter, Suffolk County has formed a new “tick task force.”

06/14/2012