May 6, 2019
Health Department Announces Annual Mosquito Control Treatment of Catch Basins and Storm Drains

Health Department will be treating catch basins and storm drains beginning May 6 to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in standing water inside of these structures. [Read More]

May 2, 2019
Village of New Square Collaborates to End Measles Outbreak

Village of New Square Mayor Israel Spitzer issues press release regarding the collaborative efforts that have been taken by the Village, the Rockland County Department of Health and the County Executive’s Office to combat the ongoing measles outbreak in Rockland. [Read More]

May 2, 2019
Get Your Children Vaccinated! Protect Their Health

Give your children a healthy start in life by making sure they are up-to-date on their vaccinations [Read More]

April 25, 2019
State of Emergency Renewed

County Executive Ed Day issued a second declaration of a local State of Emergency (see attached), renewing the original declaration that was due to expire at 11:59 pm, Thursday, April 25, 2019. [Read More]

April 24, 2019
2019 Outstanding Environmental Award Winner

County Executive Ed Day presented the 22nd County Executive’s Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award to New City resident Margie Turrin during a ceremony at Kennedy Dells County Park in New City. Margie has led the fight to protect our environment through her work on the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance and is helping prepare for the future as a member of the Rockland County Water Task Force. [Read More]

April 19, 2019
Moody's Reaffirms Highest Short-term Rating

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that Moody's Investors Service assigned Rockland's Tax Anticipation Notes (TANs) a MIG 1 rating, a clear sign that the fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. [Read More]

April 19, 2019
Denial of Appeal by Appellate Division Moot

Statements from County Executive Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach Regarding Denial of Appeal by Appellate Division. [Read More]

April 17, 2019
Don't Be a Distracted Driver!

Distracted driving is doing any activity that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving [Read More]

April 16, 2019
New Commissioners Orders Issued

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health, Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert issued new Commissioner’s Orders that will be used moving forward to contain the ongoing measles outbreak. [Read More]

April 16, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs and Ferrets on Sunday, April 28, 2019

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

April 15, 2019
Free Narcan Training 4/27

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Mental Health Michael Leitzes have announced that the county will hold a Narcan training session for the public at the Rockland County Legislative Chambers. [Read More]

April 11, 2019
Measles Outbreak Continues

Health Department notifying residents of possible measles exposures in Spring Valley and New City April 2 to April 5 [Read More]

April 10, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Measles Vaccines on Friday, April 12 in Monsey

From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Monsey WIC office, located at 23 Robert Pitt Drive, Suite 103 in Monsey, NY 10952 [Read More]

April 9, 2019
Rockland Announces Next Steps

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced additional steps being taken to combat the measles outbreak in Rockland County and that an appeal would be filed against last week’s decision by State Supreme Court Judge Hon. Rolf M. Thorsen that restrains the County from enforcing the Executive Order, which barred anyone under 18 years of age and unvaccinated against the measles from public places for 30 days or until they received the MMR vaccination. [Read More]

April 9, 2019
Rockland County Executive Ed Day: We Vehemently Disagree with Judge's Order

“I absolutely do not agree with the judge’s opinion that this measles crisis does not rise to the level of an emergency, when, in fact, we are facing the longest lasting current outbreak in the nation, and the largest outbreak in New York State in 30 years,” said County Executive Ed Day. [Read More]

April 3, 2019
T.e.e.n. Works Program Accepting Applications

The Rockland County Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer session of the T.E.E.N. Works (Teen Employment Education Network) program. [Read More]

April 3, 2019
Youth Bureau Seeks Employers

The Rockland County Youth Bureau is seeking employers from the private sector, local government, and not-for-profit agencies to participate in the 2019 Youth Employment Program. [Read More]

April 3, 2019
Free Measles Clinic

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert encourage residents six months and older to get a free measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine on Friday, April 5, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the WIC office, located at 26 New Main Street in Haverstraw, NY 10927. [Read More]

April 1, 2019
Rockland County Health Department Achieves National Accreditation

In time for National Public Health Week, April 1 – 7, County Executive Day and Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert are proud to announce that the Health Department recently became accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board [Read More]

March 29, 2019
Measles Outbreak Continues

Health Department notifying residents of possible measles exposures in Monsey on March 20 and March 24 [Read More]