Health

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

Apr 17, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health advises residents that flu is still here; in fact it's on the rise in New York State, including in Rockland County. ...[More]
Apr 15, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health notified the community last week about a confirmed case of acute Hepatitis A identified in a worker at the La Fontana restaurant in Nyack. Patrons and other employees may have been exposed to Hepatitis A virus between March 19 and April 1, 2014.  This past...[More]
Apr 11, 2014 A confirmed case of acute Hepatitis A has been identified in a food handler at the La Fontana restaurant in Nyack.  Patrons and other employees may have been exposed to Hepatitis A virus between March 19 and April 1, 2014. ...[More]
Apr 08, 2014 In recognition of their outstanding commitment to public health, the Rockland County Department of Health Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention was recently awarded the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Public Health Works! Honor Roll Award.  The Honor Roll...[More]
Apr 07, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health will be doing free, private and rapid HIV testing (with results within 20 minutes) at the following sites in the community during National Public Health Week, April 7 - 13, throughout the month of April, and during the year.[More]

Popular Information

Administration

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,
DO, FAAFP

Commissioner of Health

Contact Us

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


Administration
845-364-2512

Disease Control
845-364-2997

Emergency Medical Services
845-364-8923

Environmental Health
845-364-2608

Epidemiology
845-364-2956

Health Promotion
845-364-2500

Medical Examiner
845-364-2826

Patient Services
845-364-2534

Public Health Preparedness
845-364-2660/2526

Public Health Social Work
845-364-2620