Press Releases
September 2, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for September 2, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the air quality health advisory is ozone
September 1, 2015
School Bus Safety Tips
It’s back-to-school time again: a good time to remind residents about bus safety, especially those children taking the school bus for the first time
August 26, 2015
Who Needs A Flu Vaccine? You!
Health Department schedules the first flu vaccine clinics of the season - get vaccinated now before the flu season gets under way - the protection you get from the vaccine will last throughout the flu season
August 17, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 18, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
August 17, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For August 17, 2015
The Pollutant Of Concern For The Air Quality Health Advisory Is Ozone
August 12, 2015
It's Immunization Awareness Month - Have You Gotten Your Shots?
Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a good time to remind residents that we all need shots (also called vaccines or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases.
August 10, 2015
Update From Health Department On Legionnaires' Disease In Rockland County
County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert are looking to educate residents about Legionnaire's Disease following this summer's outbreak in New York City and several recent cases in Rockland.
July 28, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For July 29, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
July 28, 2015
Health Department Advises County Residents To Avoid Certain Ayurvedic Medications
Medications made in India by Shree Baidyanath have been found to contain high levels of lead, arsenic and mercury
July 28, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For July 28, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
July 24, 2015
Health Department Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce that August 1st through 7th is World Breastfeeding Week, a perfect time to encourage new parents, and parents-to-be, to consider the benefits of breastfeeding your baby.
July 21, 2015
Enjoy The Summer At Free Guided Park Walks
Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert encourage you to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the "great outdoors!" Join experienced Rockland County Trail Guide Docents on a variety of free local guided walks in July and August.
July 20, 2015
Keep Your Cool In The Heat
Take simple steps to help prevent heat-related illnesses
July 20, 2015
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Monday July 20 2015
The pollutant of concern for the air quality health advisory is ozone
July 14, 2015
Protect Your Skin From The Sun This Summer
Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert advise residents to use sunscreen and take other steps to protect your skin during the long, hot days of summer.
June 30, 2015
Take Steps To Prevent Lyme Disease
Don't let ticks ruin your summer outdoor fun
June 29, 2015
West Nile Virus Detected In Rockland County Mosquitoes
Health Department reminds residents to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites

Administration

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,
DO, FAAFP

Commissioner of Health

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


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