Assemblyman Raia Discusses Suffolk County Health Centers With New York State Health Commissioner

May 19, 2011

During this week’s health committee meeting, Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C – East Northport) questioned state Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav R. Shah regarding the funding of health centers in Suffolk County.

“My exchange with Commissioner Shah was very helpful, providing me with a fuller understanding of the situation concerning the financing of Suffolk County’s health centers,” said Raia. “According to the Health Commissioner, the State Department of Health and Suffolk County officials will be meeting on Thursday. I am hopeful that following this meeting we can look forward to a positive resolution to the problem.”