Facts About the Zika Virus

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

Wash Your Hands!

Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, prevent the spread of germs to others, and can cut your flu risk in half! Learn more: Have you washed your hands today?

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

Directory of Services

Driving Directions

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

Strategic Plan 2016-2018

Directory of Divisions

Notice of Privacy


Recent Press Releases

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For May 25, 2016
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]
Examine Your Skin - It Could Save Your Life!
May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month [Read More]
Stay Healthy And Fit No Matter What Your Age
National Senior Health and Fitness Day is Wednesday, May 25th - start, or remain being active, no matter what your age [Read More]
Join Us On Free Guided Walks This Spring, Summer & Fall
Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the "great outdoors!" Join experienced Rockland County Trail Guides on free guided walks thi… [Read More]
Baby Boomer? Get Tested For Hepatitis C
While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers [Read More]