MINEOLA, N.Y) - Published reports revealed that Nassau County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein will leave his post at the end of July. On Monday, June 27, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) issued the following statement: “We wish Dr. Eisenstein well upon the conclusion of his 11 years of service to the residents of Nassau County,” Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) said. “His tenure notably spanned three administrations and the response to an array of public health crises - none larger than the COVID-19 pandemic - and we greatly appreciated his dedication and guidance during such trying times.
“We look forward to carefully reviewing the qualifications of the next person who is chosen to lead the Department of Health. Whomever that is, we implore the Blakeman administration to let them do their job without interference. Medical science - not political science - must guide all decisions that impact the health and wellness of Nassau County residents.”