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.

Wash Your Hands!

Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick and prevent the spread of germs to others. Learn more by visiting


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

Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots For Cats, Dogs And Ferrets On Sunday, July 10, 2016
Free rabies vaccinations are available for cats, dogs and ferrets on Sunday, July 10, 2016, from 10 AM until 1 PM at the Rocklan… [Read More]
Get Tested For HIV: Take The Test, Take Control!
In observance of National HIV Testing Day, the Health Department is offering free, confidential, and rapid HIV tests on Monday, … [Read More]
Calling All Men: Time to Take Important Steps Toward Good Health
During National Men’s Health Week, June 13th - Father's Day, June 19th, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commi… [Read More]
"Be Tick Free" 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]
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For May 28, 2016
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]