Press Releases

May 22, 2019
Baby Boomer? Get Tested for Hepatitis C

While anyone can get hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers [Read More]

May 21, 2019
"be Tick-free" This Spring to Prevent Tick-borne Illnesses

May is Lyme Awareness Month - as you welcome the warmer weather and spend more time outside, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites [Read More]

May 16, 2019
Rockland Worksite Wellness Summit is Friday, May 17

Create a culture of health in your workplace [Read More]

May 8, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Measles Vaccines on Friday May 17 in Suffern

From 9 am to 12 pm at the Christ Episcopal Church, located at 65 Washington Avenue in Suffern, NY 10901 [Read More]

May 7, 2019
Prevent Asthma Attacks at Home

Healthy Neighborhoods Program can make home visits to identify and discuss asthma triggers in the home and provide free products to prevent triggers [Read More]

May 6, 2019
Enjoy Your Bike Ride with Safety in Mind

May is National Bike Month [Read More]

May 6, 2019
Health Department Announces Annual Mosquito Control Treatment of Catch Basins and Storm Drains

Health Department will be treating catch basins and storm drains beginning May 6 to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in standing water inside of these structures. [Read More]

May 2, 2019
Get Your Children Vaccinated! Protect Their Health

Give your children a healthy start in life by making sure they are up-to-date on their vaccinations [Read More]

April 17, 2019
Don't Be a Distracted Driver!

Distracted driving is doing any activity that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving [Read More]

April 16, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs and Ferrets on Sunday, April 28, 2019

From 10 AM until 1 PM at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen's Memorial Drive in Pomona [Read More]

April 11, 2019
Measles Outbreak Continues

Health Department notifying residents of possible measles exposures in Spring Valley and New City April 2 to April 5 [Read More]

April 10, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Measles Vaccines on Friday, April 12 in Monsey

From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Monsey WIC office, located at 23 Robert Pitt Drive, Suite 103 in Monsey, NY 10952 [Read More]

April 3, 2019
Free Measles Clinic

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert encourage residents six months and older to get a free measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine on Friday, April 5, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the WIC office, located at 26 New Main Street in Haverstraw, NY 10927. [Read More]

April 1, 2019
Rockland County Health Department Achieves National Accreditation

In time for National Public Health Week, April 1 – 7, County Executive Day and Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert are proud to announce that the Health Department recently became accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board [Read More]

March 29, 2019
Measles Outbreak Continues

Health Department notifying residents of possible measles exposures in Monsey on March 20 and March 24 [Read More]

March 28, 2019
Health Department Offers Free Mosquito Control Products

Mosquito Dunks® and Fathead Minnows [Read More]

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]