The Stony Brook HOME website is intended to provide general educational information and to help users more easily access information about health care services at Stony Brook HOME.

Intention and Use of Website

This agreement can be modified by Stony Brook HOME at any time and any such modification will be effective immediately upon posting. By accessing and using this website, you assent to these terms and conditions.

Medical Disclaimer

If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Do not rely on electronic communications or communication through this website for immediate, urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to facilitate medical emergencies.

Health Content

The content of this website, such as graphics, images, text and all other materials, is provided for reference and educational purposes only. The content is not meant to be complete or exhaustive or to be applicable to any specific individual's medical condition.

Stony Brook HOME assumes no duty to correct or update the website nor to resolve or clarify any inconsistent information that might be a part of the website.

This website is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice, and it should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider's judgment. Users should not rely up this website for emergency medical treatment. The content on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or other medical care provider, and follow their advice without delay regardless of anything read on this website.

Use of programs on the Stony Brook HOME website does not establish a doctor–patient relationship. Should you electronically request an appointment through the website, Stony Brook HOME will use the information you provide to arrange for care where and when appropriate.


You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site, and you understand and agree that Stony Brook HOME is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, demand or causes of action, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damage resulting from its use by you or any user.

Stony Brook HOME cannot and does not warrant that access to the site will be error- or virus-free and does not guarantee against unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website.

Accuracy and Timeliness

Stony Brook HOME disclaims any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness and completeness of content, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Stony Brook HOME reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this website, any page or any functionality at any time and without any notice.

External Links

In order to provide website users with other helpful information, the Stony Brook HOME website contains links to other websites. However, Stony Brook HOME provides no authority over external organizations’ websites. Stony Brook HOME's terms of policy may not apply to external sites that are provided as links.