FREE Mosquito Dunks®

Mosquito Dunks® can be picked up from the Health Department in Pomona, Bldg D for homeowner swimming pool use ONLY. They are available from April 1st - October 31st, Monday - Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, while supplies last.

Visit our Mosquito Control page for more information or contact us at: Phone: (845) 364-3173

Message from the Commissioner

As the Commissioner of the Rockland County Department of Health, I want to extend a warm welcome to you as you visit our website and learn about the many programs and services that we offer.

Our mission is to promote and protect the health of our residents. 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.  We aspire to make Rockland the healthiest county in the nation. Our goal is to become a nationally accredited health department by the end of 2014, and to maintain that accreditation.

On behalf of the truly dedicated employees of the Health Department, I urge you to explore our website and access the wide range of services that we offer.

Recent Press Releases

Sep 18, 2014 Several Clarkstown schools: Bardonia, West Nyack and Woodglen Elementary schools, Felix Festa Middle School, and Clarkstown High School South, received a Bronze National Healthy School Award for transforming their campuses into healthier schools for students and staff. These schools are five of only...[More]
Sep 17, 2014 It's National Preparedness Month, and the Rockland County Department of Health urges County residents to take action and get ready!  After an emergency, help will be on the scene, but they can't reach everyone right away.  You could get help in hours, or it might take days. Basic services such as...[More]
Sep 16, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health announces that there has been a recall of certain children's sunglasses.  Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law. This recall includes 20 styles of Disney, Marvel and Sears/Kmart brand...[More]
Sep 15, 2014 Experts say that as many as 85 percent of us aren't securing our kids correctly in their  car seats. During National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 14 - 20, the Rockland County Department of Health reminds you to keep your child safe in your car by making sure they are in the right car or...[More]
Sep 10, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health announces that its first flu vaccine clinics of the season will be held on Friday, September 19 and Friday September 26, from 1 pm – 4 pm in the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A Exhibition Hall, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona. ...[More]

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Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,

Commissioner of Health

Contact Us

Rockland Cnty Health Dept
Robert L. Yeager Hlth Cntr
50 Sanatorium Rd, Bldg D
Pomona, NY 10970


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