October 19, 2018
October 21 - 27 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Learn how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects [Read More]

October 18, 2018
Housing Choice Voucher Program (section 8) Lottery Opens 10/29

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announced that the Rockland County Department of Social Services (RCDSS) waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) will be open to the public on 6:00 AM, October 29, 2018, through 8:00 PM, November 11, 2018, with an on-line application process. [Read More]

October 18, 2018
Rc Health Commissioner Issues Letter to Schools Affected by Confirmed Cases of Measles

Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Commissioner of the Rockland County Department of Health, has issued a letter to schools, that were attended by students with confirmed cases of measles, that unvaccinated students remain home. [Read More]

October 16, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Additional Confirmed Cases of Measles and Potential New Exposures in Rockland

Make sure you and your family are up-to-date on your measles vaccinations [Read More]

October 13, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Potential Measles Exposure in Rockland, Westchester, and Bergen Counties

International traveler with a confirmed case of measles visited multiple locations in Rockland [Read More]

October 12, 2018
Health Department Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection for 2018 Season

This human case of West Nile virus reinforces the urgency of the need for people to protect themselves against mosquito bites and to continue to check their property and get rid of standing water around their properties where mosquitoes breed [Read More]

October 12, 2018
Be Tick-free This Fall to Prevent Illnesses

As you spend time outside this fall, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites, especially as you go apple picking, hiking, hunting, fishing, rake leaves, or take part in other outdoor activities [Read More]

October 11, 2018
Repair Coaches Needed

County Executive Ed Day today announced that volunteer Repair Coaches are being sought for the 2018 Fall Repair Café, scheduled for Saturday, November 10th at North Rockland High School. [Read More]

October 10, 2018
An Injury from a Fall Can Change Your Life in an Instant!

Falls aren’t something that just happens when you age, there are proven ways to reduce falls [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Health Department Announces Measles Clinic

FREE measles, mumps, rubella vaccine being offered to Rockland community [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Developer Pulls out of Sain Building Sale

County Executive Ed Day stood on the steps of the now closed Sain Building in New City to discuss the news that National Development, the developer who offered to purchase the building for $4.5 million, can no longer move forward with their original offer. [Read More]

October 9, 2018
County Executive Day Signs Resolution Ratifying Agreement with Sheriff's Deputies

County Executive Ed Day signed the Resolution ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Rockland and the Rockland County Sheriff's Deputies Association for the period of January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2019. [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Get Your Flu Shot

The Health Department is giving the quadrivalent flu vaccine which does not contain preservatives, including thimerosal. The vaccine is called quadrivalent because it offers protection against four different flu virus strains that research shows will be most common during this flu season: two influenza (flu) A virus strains and two influenza B virus strains. It is recommended that you wait for 15 minutes after being vaccinated so you can be observed for any reactions. [Read More]

October 5, 2018
Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week is October 7 -13 [Read More]

October 4, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Confirmed Measles Case in Rockland

International Traveler with a Confirmed Case of Measles Arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport and Visited Multiple New Square Locations [Read More]

October 1, 2018
Proposed 2019 Budget Unveiled

Rockland County Executive Ed Day unveiled the proposed 2019 budget which stays under the New York State property tax cap while fully funding not-for-profits, investing in law enforcement and reviving the Office for People with Disabilities (OPWD). [Read More]

October 1, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs and Ferrets on Sunday, October 14, 2018

10 AM until 1 PM at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen's Memorial Drive in Pomona [Read More]

September 26, 2018
Live Well. Age Well. See Well.

Protect your eyes as you age with a healthy lifestyle and regular eye exams [Read More]

September 25, 2018
Rockland Fiscal Stress Level Improves

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2017 Fiscal Stress Monitoring System report which listed Rockland County as having “Moderate Stress” an improvement from being in the “Significant Stress” category for fiscal year 2016. [Read More]
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