Important Information About Your Drinking Water

See our Press Release for important information about drinking water.

Who Needs a Flu Vaccine? You!

It's the first and most important step in protecting against the flu and its complications. Click here for more information and to find out where you can get your flu vaccine.

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?

Legionnaires' Disease

Our County Executive and Health Commissioner are educating residents about Legionnaires' Disease following this summer's outbreak in New York City and several recent cases in Rockland. For more information visit: and our press releases page.

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.


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

Know The Facts About Sexually Transmitted Infections
Take steps to prevent sexually transmitted infections, get tested, and be treated [Read More]
Tools For Stress Reduction
April is Stress Awareness Month [Read More]
Get Children Vaccinated! Protect Their Health
Keep children up-to-date on all their vaccinations [Read More]
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs And Ferrets On Sunday, April 24, 2016
Animal rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in Rockland County. Make sure your animals are immunized against r… [Read More]
Guided Walk: Fitness Time On The Hook!
Join experienced Rockland County Trail Guides for a free fitness walk on Sunday, April 17 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hook Mounta… [Read More]