August 16, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 16, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
August 15, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Diabetes Programs
Take better control of your health - sign up now!
August 6, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For August 7, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
August 6, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For August 6, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
August 2, 2018
Free Walking Path Signs Available
Indoor and outdoor walking path signs available, as supplies last, for use by communities interested in marking an existing walking path or creating a new one
July 30, 2018
Health Department Celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month & World Breastfeeding Week August 1 - 7
Many special events will take place - activities that promote, protect, and support breastfeeding
July 27, 2018
Residents Reminded to Help Prevent Mosquito Breeding
Get rid of standing water especially after all the recent rain
July 24, 2018
Have Fun This Summer, With Water Safety In Mind
Nation-wide, drownings are a leading cause of injury death for children ages one to 14
July 24, 2018
This Summer Be Tick-Free to Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses
A bite from an infected deer tick can cause Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases - follow these five simple steps to protect yourself and your family
July 20, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Friday, July 20, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
July 16, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For July 16, 2016
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Monday, July 9, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
July 5, 2018
West Nile Virus Detected in Rockland County Mosquitoes
First pool (group) of mosquitoes to test positive this season for West Nile Virus in Rockland County
July 3, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Tuesday, July 3, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
June 29, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Saturday, June 30, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone.
June 27, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots For Cats, Dogs And Ferrets On Sunday, July 8, 2018
From 10 AM until 1 PM at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen's Memorial Drive in Pomona
June 26, 2018
Stay Healthy and Fit No Matter What Your Age
This is especially important for older people. Regular exercise and physical activity can help older people maintain their health and reduce the risk of developing some diseases and disabilities that often happen as people grow older.
June 20, 2018
June 18, 2018
Keep Your Cool In The Heat
With hot summer weather upon us, take simple steps to stay cool and help prevent heat-related illnesses.
June 18, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For June 18, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
June 8, 2018
Local, In-Season, and Ready for Eating!
Shop for produce (and more!) at Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets
June 6, 2018
Jawonio Becomes First Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite in Rockland County, NY
Recognized worksites are required to implement several steps to achieve Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite recognition
June 6, 2018
Become a Matter of Balance Volunteer Coach
Free two-day training is on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26
May 25, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Saturday, May 26, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
May 25, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Friday, May 25, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
May 23, 2018
Join Us On Free Guided Walks This Spring, Summer & Fall
Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the "great outdoors!"
May 21, 2018
Baby Boomer? Get Tested For Hepatitis C
While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers
May 18, 2018
Examine Your Skin - It Could Save Your Life!
May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
May 15, 2018
Get Mosquitoes to Buzz Off!
With the warmer weather of spring comes the official start of mosquito season in our area. Take steps to reduce mosquitoes around your home, and to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
May 14, 2018
Prevent Asthma Attacks At Home
Health Department's Healthy Neighborhood Program can help make your home a healthier place
May 14, 2018
May 4, 2018
Health Department Announces Annual Mosquito Control Treatment Of Catch Basins And Storm Drains
Beginning Monday, May 7 to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in the standing water inside of these structures. This work will be performed throughout the County and will be completed by the end of the month.
May 3, 2018
May 2, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For Wednesday, May 3 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
May 1, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone
May 1, 2018
Be Tick-Free This Spring to Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses
As you welcome the warmer weather and spend more time outside, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites.
April 25, 2018
Don't Be a Distracted Driver!
Driving needs your full attention, as any distraction while driving increases your risk of crashing
April 24, 2018
April 17, 2018
Fathead Minnow Give-Away Postponed
Tentatively re-scheduled for Thursday, April 26, 2018
April 16, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots For Cats, Dogs And Ferrets On Sunday, April 29, 2018
From 10 AM until 1 PM at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen's Memorial Drive in Pomona
April 13, 2018
March 29, 2018
Keep Medicines And Vitamins Up, Away, And Out Of Sight
Keep your children safe from medicines and vitamins that could cause them harm
March 20, 2018
Know The Facts About TB (Tuberculosis)
March 24th is World TB Day, a perfect time to raise awareness about TB, and the Health Department's TB clinics.
March 19, 2018
March 16, 2018
Arrive Alive: Don't Drink and Drive While Celebrating "St. Paddy's Day!
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, though, too many people choose to drink and drive, making the holiday one of our most dangerous.
March 14, 2018
Stay Awake! Stay Alive! Don't Drive Drowsy!
During the first weeks following Daylight Saving Time, which began this past Sunday, drowsy driving crashes occur more frequently
March 14, 2018
Rockland Ranked #1 Healthiest County in NYS
Rockland County is ranked first in New York State for overall health in 2018, up from second place last year, in the annual County Health Rankings released today.
March 9, 2018
Time To Change Your Clocks And Check Your Emergency Supply Kit
As you change your clocks when Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 11th, take time to check your emergency supply kit. Is it missing any items? Is anything out-of-date, leaking, or damaged?
March 6, 2018
Health Department Offers Snow and Cold Weather Safety Tips
With snow and cold weather in the forecast, take common sense steps to protect your health and safety:
February 27, 2018
First Two Medical Practices in Rockland Achieve NYS Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation
Congratulations to The Prenatal Center at Nyack Hospital and Orangetown Pediatric Associates
February 27, 2018
Health Department, Nyack Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital Offer Special Free Flu Vaccine Clinics
Come get your flu shot at one of these special free flu vaccine clinics open to everyone six months and older, no appointments are needed.
February 21, 2018
Flu Cases Rising Across State - Get Your Flu Shot!
The Health Department will be offering a special flu vaccine clinic in Haverstraw on Thursday, February 22 from 4 pm – 6 pm at the WIC office, located at 26 New Main Street, Suite 1, Haverstraw NY 10927. No appointments are needed.
February 8, 2018
Walk to Exercise Your Heart, But Walk Wise!
Schedule an Arrive Alive: Walk Wise Drive Smart presentation
February 1, 2018
January 30, 2018
Be A Healthier You in 2018
It's never too late to live a healthier lifestyle
January 24, 2018
Get Screened For Cervical Cancer
Start the year off right and contact your health care provider to make sure you are up-to-date with your cervical cancer screening
January 18, 2018
Arrive Alive: Walk Wise Drive Smart!
Free presentations offered for Town of Ramapo residents, workplaces, non-profit organizations, and community or faith-based organizations
January 12, 2018
Healthy Tips for a Healthy New Year!
Make 2018 your healthiest year yet - small changes can have a lifelong impact.
January 12, 2018
Protect Yourself And Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
It's a poisonous gas known as the 'silent killer' since you can't see it, smell it, or taste it
January 11, 2018
Free Radon Test Kits Available For Eligible Residents
January is National Radon Action Month - Test Your Home. Protect Your Health