August 13, 2019
Health Department Celebrates the Anniversaries of Rockland Baby Cafés

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert celebrate the anniversaries of the two Baby Cafés located in Spring Valley. A free event for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center Baby Café, located at 110 Bethune Blvd. in Spring Valley. Come have your questions about postpartum care answered and receive breastfeeding support. [Read More]

August 9, 2019
Fitch Ratings Upgrades Rockland Bonds to “a” Rating

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Finance Stephen DeGroat announced today that Fitch Ratings upgraded the County’s General Obligation Bond Rating from “A-” to “A.” This is the tenth consecutive bond upgrade since 2014, when Rockland's bonds were rated just above junk and the county had a $138 million deficit. These upgraded ratings mean that when Rockland borrows money to fund capital projects they can do so at a lower cost; saving taxpayer dollars. [Read More]

August 7, 2019
Rc Flags at Half-staff to Honor Toni Morrison

Rockland County Executive Ed Day ordered all County Flags to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, July 7, 2019, out of respect for long-time Rockland resident and Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning novelist Toni Morrison. [Read More]

August 7, 2019
Rockland Welcomes Nys Senate Code Enforcement Report

The NYS Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations Chaired by Senator James Skoufis released their Final Investigative Report on Code Enforcement in New York State earlier this week. [Read More]

August 6, 2019
Free Guided Hike 8/11

A guided group hike will take place at Kakiat Park in Montebello at 9 AM on Sunday, August 11, 2019. This two-and-a-half hour strenuous hike will feature the beauty of one of the county’s most popular parks! [Read More]

August 1, 2019
Financial Report Shows $32.2 Million Unassigned Fund Balance

County Executive Ed Day announces positive news relating to the just released 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) on Rockland County's finances. [Read More]

July 30, 2019
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

July 29, 2019
Njt Rail Work Road Closures

Effective 9:00 AM Wednesday, July 31, – Wednesday, August 7, the County of Rockland announces the following road closures in the Town of Clarkstown due to railroad track repairs being performed by New Jersey Transit. [Read More]

July 26, 2019
This Summer Be Tick-free to Prevent Tick-borne Illnesses

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert remind residents that as you spend time outside this summer, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites. [Read More]

July 25, 2019
Arrest of Richard Labarbera

Statement from Rockland County Executive Ed Day Regarding the Arrest of Richard LaBarbera [Read More]

July 25, 2019
Measles State of Emergency Ends

Rockland County Executive Ed Day, Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, County Attorney Thomas Humbach, Rockland BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) Chief Operating Officer Dr. Mary Jean Marsico and New York State Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski discussed the end of the measles State of Emergency in Rockland and the challenges still ahead. [Read More]

July 25, 2019
West Nile Virus Detected in Rockland County Mosquitoes

First pool (group) of mosquitoes to test positive this season for West Nile Virus in Rockland County [Read More]

July 24, 2019
Health Department Celebrates National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced that Rockland County is celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Month with events in August; during World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7 and Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25-31. [Read More]

July 24, 2019
Health Department Continues to Offer Free Measles Vaccines

With the continued measles outbreak in Rockland, County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert reminds residents of the importance of getting vaccinated. As of July 23, there are 282 confirmed reported cases of measles in the county since the outbreak began in October 2018. [Read More]

July 19, 2019
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Saturday, July 20 Through Sunday, July 21, 2019

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

July 18, 2019
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Friday, July 19, 2019

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

July 18, 2019
Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

Very hot weather is in the forecast for this upcoming weekend. Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert urge residents to take simple steps to stay cool and help prevent heat-related illnesses. [Read More]

July 18, 2019
County Executive Day Testimony to Toll Advisory Panel

Rockland County Executive Ed Day submitted the attached written testimony to the New York State Thruway Authority Toll Advisory Panel. Please see attached file. [Read More]

July 15, 2019
Accessible Kayak Launch at Haverstraw Bay County Park Now Open

County Executive Ed Day, Environmental Resources Coordinator Allan Beers, Director of the Office for People with Disabilities Jacki Scott and representatives of the Helen Hayes Hospital (HHH) Adapted Sports and Recreation Program announced the opening of the new Handicapped Accessible Kayak Launch and Replacement Docks at Haverstraw Bay County Park. [Read More]

July 12, 2019
Health Department Notifying Residents of Possible Measles Exposure at Auction Mart (appliance) in Monsey on July 5

Measles cases continue to climb in Rockland – Health Dept. offers free measles vaccine clinics [Read More]
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