Media Advisory: In Celebration of National Public Health Week, Acting State Health Commissioner Hits the Trail With Long Islanders to Fight Obesity

ALBANY (April 8, 2015) - Acting New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker’s statewide tour to fight obesity will stop at Belmont Lake State Park where Dr. Zucker will highlight the importance of physical activity in the fight against obesity.


  • Thursday, April 9
  • 10:00 a.m.


  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Southern State Parkway Exit 38
  • North Babylon, NY 11704


  • Acting New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker
  • New York State Parks Recreations and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey
  • CEO and president of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council Kevin Dahill
  • Nassau County Health Commissioner Dr. Larry Eisenstein
  • Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken

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New York State Department of Health