May 31, 2018
Key to the County Awarded

County Executive Ed Day presented Cole Donnellan, founder of not-for-profit Pegleg22, with the Key to the County award. The Key is presented to a person who makes a tangible, positive impact on the county as a whole and the citizens who live here. Cole started Pegleg22 in honor of his great uncle Jerry Donnellan. The mission of Pegleg22 is to raise awareness about the 22 veterans who succumb to suicide every day in the United States and raise money to perform service projects that benefit combat veterans in Rockland County and around the Hudson Valley. [Read More]

May 25, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Saturday, May 26, 2018

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

May 25, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Friday, May 25, 2018

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

May 23, 2018
Storm Response Meeting with Orange and Rockland Utilities

County Executive Ed Day, Acting Director of Fire and Emergency Services Chris Jensen, town supervisors, village mayors and representatives of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. met at the Fire Training Center in Pomona to discuss concerns with O&R’s coordination and response strategies. This meeting had been planned since the March nor’easters that left Rockland residents in the dark for days. [Read More]

May 23, 2018
Join Us on Free Guided Walks This Spring, Summer & Fall

Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the "great outdoors!" [Read More]

May 21, 2018
Baby Boomer? Get Tested for Hepatitis C

While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers [Read More]

May 18, 2018
Examine Your Skin - It Could Save Your Life!

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month [Read More]

May 15, 2018
Get Mosquitoes to Buzz Off!

With the warmer weather of spring comes the official start of mosquito season in our area. Take steps to reduce mosquitoes around your home, and to protect yourself from mosquito bites. [Read More]

May 14, 2018
Prevent Asthma Attacks at Home

Health Department's Healthy Neighborhood Program can help make your home a healthier place [Read More]

May 14, 2018
May is National Bike Month

Enjoy the ride but be safe! [Read More]

May 7, 2018
First Ever Rockland Repair Café a Huge Success

County Executive Ed Day announced that the first ever Rockland Repair Café was a huge success. The event took place Sunday, May 6th, 2018 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Nyack Center. The event paired Repair Coaches, who are neighbors with fix-it expertise, with people who brought in items to be fixed such as lamps, computers, clothing, frames, small appliances, wooden items, toys and electronics. [Read More]

May 4, 2018
Health Department Announces Annual Mosquito Control Treatment of Catch Basins and Storm Drains

Beginning Monday, May 7 to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in the standing water inside of these structures. This work will be performed throughout the County and will be completed by the end of the month. [Read More]

May 3, 2018
Flu Still Widespread in New York State

Still time to get your flu shot! [Read More]

May 2, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Wednesday, May 3 2018

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

May 1, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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

May 1, 2018
Be Tick-free This Spring to Prevent Tick-borne Illnesses

As you welcome the warmer weather and spend more time outside, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites. [Read More]

April 30, 2018
Successful Drug Take Back Day

County Executive Ed Day announced that the first Drug Take Back Day of 2018, held Saturday, April 28th, was extremely successful. Prescription drugs were collected at five locations throughout Rockland County and many more unwanted prescriptions were dropped off than in previous years. [Read More]

April 27, 2018
Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli O157:h7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Two people infected in New York State [Read More]

April 25, 2018
Spring Valley Refuses to Pay Fair Share

County Executive Ed Day joined with Hi Tor Animal Care Center’s Board of Directors President, Debbie DiBernardo to denounce the actions of the Village of Spring Valley Government. On April 18th, the Village of Spring Valley failed to pass a resolution executing the Inter-Municipal greement between the Village and the County of Rockland for Hi Tor animal control. By failing to pass this agreement the Village of Spring Valley is refusing to pay their fair share of costs related to animal control. [Read More]