Clinics & Immunizations

The Department of Health offers a wide range of Clinics to families and individuals to assist them. Services include:

Child Health Clinic

The Child Health Clinic provides regular health exams and immunizations to well infants and pre-school children (newborn to 5 years old) in Rockland County. A nurse and/or doctor assess each child’s physical and mental growth and answers parent’s questions about health concerns. Lead screening is available for children nine months to 5-years old.

Times and location: 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, 2nd floor Rotunda area.

Fees: Free

To make an appointment, call 845-364-2520 or 2517.

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Family Planning Services 

This clinic provides confidential services to women in their childbearing years (teens to pre-menopause). Services include gynecological ("GYN") exams, contraception (methods to prevent pregnancy), pregnancy testing and counseling, and nutrition education. Women can get pap tests, pelvic exams and breast exams.  We provide STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing and treatment, and HIV counseling and testing for men and women. We also refer clients to other medical providers and community resources as needed. 

Our staff includes:  doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, HIV counselors, and interpreters.

Fees: We charge one fee for all services, including birth control! We accept Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care.  We offer a sliding fee scale (based on ability to pay) for teens and patients without insurance.  You may be eligible for free services – be sure to ask about our free family planning benefits program (for more information click here).  

Times and location: Our hours are Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4 pm, and once a month we have an evening clinic from 12 pm - 7 pm. Our locations are: 14 South Main Street in Spring Valley and the Robert L. Yeager Health Complex in Pomona (Building A, 2nd floor Rotunda area).  Call 845-364-2531 or 845-364-2124 for more information or to make an appointment.

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Home Health Care

Assessment

Skilled public health nurses make home visits to assess the health status of a patient, offer health guidance, or evaluate placement in a facility.

Licensed Homecare Service Agency (LHCSA)

Public Health Nursing-Home Visits:

  • Prenatal Care
  • Postpartum/Newborn
  • Maternal/Child Health

Joint Program with Department of Social Services

  • Evaluation for Personal Care Aides/Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
  • Supervision of Personal Care Aides

Public Health Nursing Activities

  • Disease Investigations
  • Contact Investigations

 Call 845-364-2534 for more information.

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Immunization Clinics

Adult Immunization and Foreign Travel

Adults and those traveling to foreign countries can obtain immunizations to prevent a variety of illnesses, including Hepatitis A & B, tetanus/pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, pneumococcal, meningococcal, typhoid, and yellow fever.

A prescription from your doctor is needed for the typhoid and yellow fever vaccines.

Times and location: Mondays 8:30a.m – 10:45a.m. at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, 2nd floor Rotunda area.

Fees: $60 for the clinic visit, plus the cost of each vaccine (only cash and checks are accepted).

For appointments or more information, call 845-364-2520 or 2517.

Child Immunization

Provides immunization for common childhood diseases for children ages 5-18.

Times and location: Wednesdays 8:30a.m. – 11:00a.m at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, 2nd floor Rotunda area.

For appointments or more information, call 845-364-2520 or 2517.

Immunization Links:

New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance
http://www.health.state.ny.us/publications/2370.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Immunization Website
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Website
http://www.cdc.gov/travel

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Infectious Disease (ID) Clinic

Provides comprehensive medical services, nutrition counseling, and case management services to people over the age of 18 who are living with HIV/AIDS. All services are covered by Medicaid, Medicare, ADAP (a special insurance program available to people who have HIV/AIDS) and private health insurance.

Medical clinics – By appointment

Medical clinics provide physician monitoring, lab work, nursing, nutrition counseling and medical case management.

Tuesday: 12:30p.m. – 4:00p.m.

Wednesday:  2:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Only GYN – once a month on Wednesday. Call for an appointment.

All clinics are held in Pomona at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, 2nd floor Rotunda area.

Please call 845-364-2570 for an appointment.

Other services:

  • Outreach/access to primary care
  • Treatment, education, and adherence
  • Ongoing education in disease management
  • Rapid HIV testing and counseling also available. For a list of sites, click here

Case Management:

  • Provides patients with a full range of supportive services
  • Intake and assessment counseling
  • Information and referral
  • Housing assistance
  • Financial entitlements

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Influenza “flu”

The Health Department provides flu vaccines to people ages 9 and older.  Clinics are usually held on designated Friday afternoons September - January at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A Exhibition Hall in Pomona.  The clinics are available free of charge to adults 60 years and older. Patients with Medicare and Medicaid must bring their cards. Individuals 9 through 59 years of age can receive the vaccine, but will be charged a fee. Each patient must bring proof of Rockland County residency such as a driver’s license. For updated information about the flu and flu vaccine clinics click here.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

The Health Department provides a completely confidential walk-in clinic for men and women which offers testing and treatment for a variety of sexually transmitted infections. Free HIV testing is available by appointment on an anonymous and confidential basis. Rapid HIV testing is also available.

This clinic also offers Hepatitis A, B, and HPV (Gardasil) vaccines free of charge to patients seen at the clinic.

Times and location: Appointments are scheduled from 3:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, 2nd floor.
(Please arrive at the clinic no later than 6:30 pm in order to be seen).

Fee: All services are free.

Call 845-364-3771 for an appointment or more information.


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Tuberculosis (TB) Services

The Health Department offers a chest clinic for evaluation and treatment of persons with active TB, as well as their contacts and other persons at high risk for TB.

Fee: These services are free.

The Health Department also offers a TST clinic that performs tuberculin skin tests to check for Tuberculosis (TB) infection.

Fee: $15.00 charge for TST/ $ 25.00 charge for chest x-ray (if necessary)

Cash or check only accepted at time if appointment.

Times and location:  The TST clinic offers tuberculin skin tests from 8:30a.m.-11:00a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. A revisit 48-72 hours later for reading of the test is required. A Thursday session at the same hours is available only for reading of tests. (Please note that as of March 1, the TST clinic will no longer be held on Thursdays).

Call 845-364-2525 or 845-364-2997 for a skin test appointment.

The Chest clinic holds sessions on Monday and Thursday from 12:30p.m. – 4:00p.m., and 8:30a.m. – 11:00a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. An evening session is held every other Monday.

Call 845-364-2995 or 845-364-2841 for an appointment.

For general information about tuberculosis, call 845-364-2995.


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Administration

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,
DO, FAAFP

Commissioner of Health

Contact Us

Rockland Cnty Health Dept
Robert L. Yeager Health Cntr
50 Sanatorium Rd, Bldg D
Pomona, NY 10970


Administration
845-364-2512