Press Releases

March 21, 2019
Measles Outbreak is Not over

The Rockland County Department of Health asks residents to help protect themselves and our community from measles [Read More]

March 19, 2019
Rockland Again Ranked #1 Healthiest County in Nys

Annual County Health Rankings Report released today [Read More]

March 14, 2019
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Get the Facts and Get Tested!

American Cancer Society issued updated colorectal cancer testing guidelines [Read More]

March 13, 2019
Keep Medicines and Vitamins Up, Away, and out of Sight

March 17 – 23 is National Poison Prevention Week [Read More]

March 12, 2019
Arrive Alive: Don't Drink and Drive While Celebrating St. Patrick's Day, Sunday March 17

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the deadliest holidays on our nation’s roads because unfortunately too many people choose to drink and drive [Read More]

March 8, 2019
Use Daylight Saving Time to Check Clocks, Emergency Supply Kits, and Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

If you haven't created an emergency supply kit yet, now is the time to do it! [Read More]

February 8, 2019
Walk to Exercise Your Heart, but Walk Wise!

Keep your heart healthy by walking; remember to follow the rules of the road [Read More]

February 4, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Measles Vaccines on Wednesday, February 13

Flu vaccines will also be available [Read More]

January 28, 2019
Arrive Alive: Don't Drink and Drive This Super Bowl Weekend

Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2019 [Read More]

January 24, 2019
Family Medical Practice and Worksite in Rockland Recognized for Being Breastfeeding Friendly

Integrative Lactation and Family Health, and Child Care Resources of Rockland, Inc., have become the latest medical practice and worksite in Rockland to be recognized as “Breastfeeding Friendly.” [Read More]

January 17, 2019
Measles Outbreak is Not over

Help protect our community - make sure you are up-to-date with your measles vaccination, if not, get vaccinated! [Read More]

January 14, 2019
Health Department Offers Snow and Cold Weather Safety Tips

With snow and very cold weather in the forecast for later this week, take some common-sense steps to protect your health and safety [Read More]

January 8, 2019
Protect Yourself and Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

It is a poisonous gas known as the 'silent killer' since you can't see it, smell it, or taste it [Read More]

January 7, 2019
Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month [Read More]

January 7, 2019
Free Radon Test Kits Available for Eligible Residents

January is National Radon Action Month - Test Your Home, Protect Your Health [Read More]