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Get the Facts about Ebola

Information about Ebola for residents:

Please see our Ebola facts page for Residents

Information about Ebola for health care providers:

Please see our Ebola facts page for Health Care Providers

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Enterovirus EV-D68

The Rockland County Department of Health is sharing preventive advice to help families stay healthy during flu season and beyond.
Get information about Enterovirus EV-D68 and how you can help keep your child from getting and spreading it.
 

Scheduled Clinics

Nov
26
Clinics
8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Child Immunization Clinic provides immunization for common childhood diseases for children ages 5-18. For appointments or mo.....

Dec
03
Clinics
8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Child Immunization Clinic provides immunization for common childhood diseases for children ages 5-18. For appointments or mo.....

Dec
10
Clinics
8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Child Immunization Clinic provides immunization for common childhood diseases for children ages 5-18. For appointments or mo.....

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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

Nov 21, 2014 Thanksgiving is almost here! Along with the traditional Thanksgiving feast, often comes the traditional weight gain. The Rockland County Department of Health encourages everyone to make this the year that you enjoy your Thanksgiving meal without adding on extra pounds. ...[More]
Nov 19, 2014 Thanksgiving is almost here – time to gather with your family and share turkey, stuffing and all the rest! It is also a good chance for you to talk with your relatives and collect your family health history. It is a useful tool for understanding your health risks and preventing disease in...[More]
Nov 18, 2014 Come to the Community Learning Forum, “Eating and Sleeping: Giving Kids What They Need” to learn what you can do as a parent, educator or program coordinator to make sure that kids are getting the nutrition and sleep they need to stay healthy and ready to learn. The forum will take place on...[More]
Nov 14, 2014 Rockland County Department of Health’s Put It Out Rockland Quit Smoking Program advises residents: don’t just think about quitting smoking, do it! Use the Great American Smoke Out, November 20, 2014, as the day you quit. ...[More]
Nov 13, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health reminds residents that if you have a cold or flu, antibiotics won't work for you. When you feel sick, you want to feel better fast. But antibiotics aren’t the answer for every illness.[More]

Popular Information

Administration

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,
DO, FAAFP

Commissioner of Health

Contact Us

Rockland Cnty Health Dept
Robert L. Yeager Hlth 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