Health

How to Prevent Shigella Infection

Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick from diseases like Shigellosis, caused by a bacteria known as Shigella (En espanol, an kréyol), and prevent the spread of germs.

Flu Vaccine

There are no Health Department flu vaccine clinics scheduled at this time, but you can call the Health Department at 845-364-2520 for an appointment to get your flu vaccine. You can also check with your doctor or visit www.flu.gov to find flu vaccine clinics in our area. Learn more about the flu and the flu vaccine

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

 

Scheduled Clinics

Feb
03
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Infectious Disease (ID) Clinic - meets every Tuesday 12:30-4:00 and Wednesdays 2:30-7:00 by appointment only......

Feb
04
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.....

Feb
04
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Infectious Disease (ID) Clinic - meets every Tuesday 12:30-4:00 and Wednesdays 2:30-7:00 by appointment only......

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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.

Recent Press Releases

Dec 29, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health wishes you a happy and healthy New Year! "We are here to help you start the new year off right. We offer many programs that can help you make healthy changes in your life to reduce your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and many types of cancer," said...[More]
Dec 22, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health's Put It Out Rockland Quit Smoking Program suggests 12 tried and true tips to help you quit for the New Year.[More]
Dec 19, 2014 If you are at risk for diabetes, or have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, you may be eligible to take part in Rockland County Department of Health's free, highly successful Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). It is a proven way to prevent diabetes in people who have pre-diabetes or are at risk for...[More]
Dec 18, 2014 Happy Holidays from the Rockland County Department of Health! Follow our tips for a healthier holiday season![More]
Dec 17, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health's Healthy Neighborhood Program encourages residents to correctly install smoke detectors in their homes and keep them in good working order. Smoke detectors can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week.[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
 
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