‌ Press Releases

March 14, 2020
Message to Rockland Residents from County Executive Ed Day

Here in Rockland County we have been working very closely with and in support of the actions taken by New York State. However, the time has come that we must take additional actions locally to protect the health and safety of everyone in Rockland. [Read More]

March 14, 2020
Statement from Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Laura Carbone

The death we have been investigating within the Village of Suffern on March 12, 2020 has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are confirming that this is the first death in Rockland County due to COVID-19. The decedent was 64 years old and had other significant health problems which were likely contributory to death. [Read More]

March 13, 2020
Potential Coronavirus (covid-19) Exposure in Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that Rockland County has a total of 9 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Rockland County. [Read More]

March 12, 2020
Statement from Chief Medical Examiner

We are currently investigating a death within the Village of Suffern. There has been no official determination made relating to cause of death. [Read More]

March 11, 2020
Rockland County Events Postponed Due to Covid-19

Out of an abundance of caution and after discussions with the Rockland County Department of Health, the County of Rockland is postponing the following events [Read More]

March 10, 2020
Coronavirus (covid-19) Exposure in East Ramapo Central School District

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that Rockland County has a total of 6 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Rockland County, all within the Town of Ramapo. [Read More]

March 8, 2020
Potential Coronavirus (covid-19) Exposure in Rockland County

Rockland County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert advises residents that two Rockland County residents who have been confirmed to have Coronavirus (COVID-19) potentially exposed others to the disease from February 28 to March 2. [Read More]

March 5, 2020
Rockland County Youthfest Canceled

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced that the 22nd annual YouthFest, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the Rockland Community College Fieldhouse in Suffern, has been canceled. [Read More]

March 2, 2020
Ce Day Confirmed As Nymtc Co-chair

Rockland County Executive Ed Day was confirmed on February 27, 2020, as Co-Chair of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC). [Read More]

February 27, 2020
Coronavirus Update: No Rockland Cases

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that at this time, there are no coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Rockland County. [Read More]

February 14, 2020
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 2020 Youth Employment Program. [Read More]

February 11, 2020
Buffalo Soldiers Award Ceremony

County Executive Ed Day and Director Susan Branam of the Rockland County Veterans Service Agency presented the 2020 Buffalo Soldiers Award to local veteran Ken Nurse during a special ceremony at the Rockland County Fire Training Center on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. [Read More]

February 6, 2020
County Executive Delivers 2020 State of the County Address

County Executive Ed Day spoke to the efforts of Rockland County Government to ensure a bright, sustainable and safe future for the next generation of Rockland residents and honored team members for their hard work and dedication. [Read More]

January 28, 2020
Free Disaster Prep Trainings Offered

County Executive Ed Day today announced the upcoming schedule of free trainings being provided by the Rockland Community Emergency Response Team (RCERT). [Read More]

January 17, 2020
Volunteers Needed for Point in Time Count

The Rockland County Continuum of Care is looking for volunteers to assist with the upcoming Point in Time Count and for volunteer service providers such as barbers, hairdressers, nail technicians, physicians or any provider which is willing to provide a service to homeless individuals that come in for the count. Volunteers are needed both to assist with the Count itself and to provide services. [Read More]

January 9, 2020
Human Rights Strategy Announced

Rockland Commissioner on Human Rights Constance Frazier, members of the Rockland County Human Rights Commission and County Executive Ed Day shared the details of a comprehensive Human Rights Strategy at the Allison-Parris Office Building in New City. [Read More]

January 3, 2020
Statement Regarding Indictment of Grafton Thomas

Statement from Rockland County Executive Ed Day Regarding Indictment of Grafton Thomas [Read More]
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December 13, 2019
Flu Now Widespread in New York State

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that the New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Howard Zucker, has declared that influenza (flu) is now widespread in New York, with many flu cases reported in Rockland County. [Read More]

December 9, 2019
County Executive Signs Amended 2020 Rc Budget

County Executive Ed Day signed the Resolution adopting Rockland County’s 2020 Budget which contained amendments from the Legislature. These amendments did not result in any additional increase in taxes from the County Executive’s Proposed Budget. The Budget was adopted by a 15-2, bipartisan vote of the Legislature on Tuesday, December 3. [Read More]

December 2, 2019
Winter Weather Advisory

County Executive Ed Day and Highway Superintendent Charles "Skip" Vezzetti remind residents to stay safe and stay off the roads, if possible, during today's Winter Storm. [Read More]

November 27, 2019
Celebrate Safely This Holiday Season

Rockland County Executive Ed Day, Sheriff Louis Falco, STOP-DWI Coordinator Leslie Berger and local law enforcement agencies announced Rockland County’s participation in the Statewide STOP-DWI Thanksgiving Crackdown Enforcement Effort. Research shows that high-visibility enforcement can reduce impaired driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent. [Read More]

November 22, 2019
Youth Bureau Seeking Candidates for Nys Youth Council

The Rockland County Youth Bureau is accepting applications from youth who want to serve on the New York State Youth Council. First announced in Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State address this past January, the Youth Council will increase participatory democracy by involving 62 young people – one from each New York State county – to advise the Governor and state and local policy makers on key issues facing young people and on outreach and communication strategies. [Read More]
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