Snow and Cold Weather Safety Tips

Bitter cold temperatures are more than an inconvience; they pose a serious threat to health and safety.
Residents with heat related problems call: (845) 364-2585. Anyone needing immediate assistance call 911.
Snow and Cold Weather Safety Tips
Finding a Warming Center Near You

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Learn how to prevent lead poisoning's serious health effects. Read our press release. Visit our web page.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Did you know that 9 out of 10 people with prediabetes don't know they have it?
Take the test
- see if you're at risk. To learn more about the Diabetes Prevention Program call 364-2651 or visit our DPP page.

No Health Insurance?

Find out about free or Low-cost Health Insurance Programs sponsored by New York State. Get information about Health Department Clinics and Local Community Health Centers that accept sliding scale fees for those without health insurance.

Facts About the Zika Virus

Visit for more information on the New York State Zika 6 Point Action Plan.
See our Mosquito Control page for more information.

Questions About Lead in the Drinking Water

Questions about lead in the drinking water in schools or at home?
Visit our Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Page.


Message from the Commissioner

The mission of the Rockland County Department of Health is to promote and protect the health of our community. We envision a safe, healthy county for our residents to live, work and play, and where everyone has an equal opportunity for a healthy and productive life. We are here for you, your family and your businesses. Our goal is to make Rockland the healthiest county in the nation. Please explore our website and learn about the many programs and services that we offer.

Featured Pages

Clinics & Immunizations

A list of Health Department Clinics and Immunizations.

Environmental Health

Regulates & enforces public health & environmental matters.

Health Dept. Calendar

Rockland County Health Department Calendar of Events.

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)

Provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support & info.

Popular Information

  • To report a public health emergency, communicable disease, and/or animal bite after hours, on weekends and/or on holidays please call 845-364-8600 and ask for the supervisor on call.
  • For hearing impaired, please contact 711 or (800) 662-1220 (TTY/TeleBraille/HCO) and provide the relay operator with the phone number you want to call.

Recent Press Releases

Take Steps To Help Prevent Heart Disease
February is Heart Month, a good time to learn how to prevent heart disease and stay "heart healthy" [Read More]
Health Department Offers Snow And Cold Weather Safety Tips
Take common sense steps to protect your health and safety [Read More]
County Announces Results Of Recent Well-Water Testing
This testing was part of the New York State Water Quality Rapid Response Team's state-wide efforts [Read More]
Rockland Wins $1.2 Million Grant To Encourage Breastfeeding
This grant will enable us to work with our community partners to make both practical and policy changes that makes it easier for… [Read More]
Protect Yourself And Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide (known as the 'silent killer' since you can't see it, smell it, or taste it) can come from anything that burns f… [Read More]