Health Services

Public Health Nursing

For Providers

Bureau of Public Health Nursing Provides

  • Coordination with health care providers to keep them updated on status of patient
  • Assessment of home environment’s impact on patient’s overall health.
  • Improvement to Provider follow up/appointment compliance
  • Health Education and Guidance
  • Reinforcement of patient’s plan of care
  • Tracking of signs and symptoms of patient’s progress
  • Identification of real or potential obstacles for the promotion of optimal health and wellness

Refer to the Bureau of Public Health Nursing

Patricia Schecher, Supervisor Western Suffolk Public Health Nursing

3500 Sunrise Highway

Great River, NY 11739


Fax 631-854-0311

Kathleen Collins, Supervisor Eastern Suffolk Public Health Nursing

Riverhead County Center

Riverhead, NY 11901


Fax 631-853-3063

Accepted Insurances

Affinity, Health First, Fidelis, Medicaid and Medicare (limited services)