October 19, 2018
October 21 - 27 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Learn how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects [Read More]

October 16, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Additional Confirmed Cases of Measles and Potential New Exposures in Rockland

Make sure you and your family are up-to-date on your measles vaccinations [Read More]

October 13, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Potential Measles Exposure in Rockland, Westchester, and Bergen Counties

International traveler with a confirmed case of measles visited multiple locations in Rockland [Read More]

October 12, 2018
Health Department Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection for 2018 Season

This human case of West Nile virus reinforces the urgency of the need for people to protect themselves against mosquito bites and to continue to check their property and get rid of standing water around their properties where mosquitoes breed [Read More]

October 12, 2018
Be Tick-free This Fall to Prevent Illnesses

As you spend time outside this fall, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites, especially as you go apple picking, hiking, hunting, fishing, rake leaves, or take part in other outdoor activities [Read More]

October 10, 2018
An Injury from a Fall Can Change Your Life in an Instant!

Falls aren’t something that just happens when you age, there are proven ways to reduce falls [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Health Department Announces Measles Clinic

FREE measles, mumps, rubella vaccine being offered to Rockland community [Read More]

October 5, 2018
Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week is October 7 -13 [Read More]

October 4, 2018
Health Department Alerts Residents of Confirmed Measles Case in Rockland

International Traveler with a Confirmed Case of Measles Arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport and Visited Multiple New Square Locations [Read More]

October 1, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs and Ferrets on Sunday, October 14, 2018

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

September 26, 2018
Live Well. Age Well. See Well.

Protect your eyes as you age with a healthy lifestyle and regular eye exams [Read More]

September 7, 2018
Back to School Bus Safety

With the start of the new school year, share a few simple tips with your children to help them stay safe when traveling to and from school. [Read More]

September 7, 2018
Health Department Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

For anyone 6 months and older, at several locations in Rockland [Read More]

September 6, 2018
Residents Reminded to Help Prevent Mosquito Breeding

Get rid of standing water – mosquitoes are still breeding! [Read More]

August 29, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 29, 2018

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

August 27, 2018
Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

With very hot weather in the forecast, take simple steps to stay cool and help prevent heat-related illnesses [Read More]

August 24, 2018
Protect Yourself and Your Family: Get Vaccinated!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month [Read More]

August 20, 2018
Rockland County Health Department Celebrates Grand Opening of Second Baby Café in Rockland

The grand opening events will be on Thursday, August 30th, during Black Breastfeeding Week, at the Baby Café located at the Martin Luther Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center. [Read More]

August 16, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 16, 2018

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

August 15, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Diabetes Programs

Take better control of your health - sign up now! [Read More]

August 6, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 7, 2018

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

August 6, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 6, 2018

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

July 27, 2018
Residents Reminded to Help Prevent Mosquito Breeding

Get rid of standing water especially after all the recent rain [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

July 16, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for July 16, 2016

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

July 10, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The pollutant of concern is ozone [Read More]

July 9, 2018
Join Us on Free Guided Walks This Summer and Fall

Saturday July 21, August 25, and September 15 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

June 20, 2018
Get Tested for Hiv: Take the Test, Take Control!

Get free tests for HIV on Friday, June 29 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

June 18, 2018
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for June 18, 2018

The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]

June 8, 2018
Local, In-season, and Ready for Eating!

Shop for produce (and more!) at Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets [Read More]

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 [Read More]

June 6, 2018
Become a Matter of Balance Volunteer Coach

Free two-day training is on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

May 23, 2018
Join Us on Free Guided Walks This Spring, Summer & Fall

Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the "great outdoors!" [Read More]

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 [Read More]

May 18, 2018
Examine Your Skin - It Could Save Your Life!

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month [Read More]

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. [Read More]

May 14, 2018
Prevent Asthma Attacks at Home

Health Department's Healthy Neighborhood Program can help make your home a healthier place [Read More]

May 14, 2018
May is National Bike Month

Enjoy the ride but be safe! [Read More]

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. [Read More]

May 3, 2018
Flu Still Widespread in New York State

Still time to get your flu shot! [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

April 27, 2018
Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli O157:h7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Two people infected in New York State [Read More]

April 25, 2018
Don't Be a Distracted Driver!

Driving needs your full attention, as any distraction while driving increases your risk of crashing [Read More]

April 24, 2018
Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week

April 23 - 27 [Read More]

April 24, 2018
Get Your Children Vaccinated! Protect Their Health

Give your children a healthy start in life [Read More]

April 17, 2018
Fathead Minnow Give-away Postponed

Tentatively re-scheduled for Thursday, April 26, 2018 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

April 13, 2018
Rockland County Schools Receive Recognition for "march Forward"

Rockland County’s Physical Activity Awareness Day Awards [Read More]

April 6, 2018
Health Department Offers Free Mosquito Control Products

Mosquito Dunks® and Fathead Minnows [Read More]

April 2, 2018
Becoming the Healthiest Nation (and County) by 2030

Changing our Future Together [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

March 19, 2018
If You're 50 or Older, Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month [Read More]

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. [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

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? [Read More]

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: [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [Read More]

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. [Read More]

February 8, 2018
Walk to Exercise Your Heart, but Walk Wise!

Schedule an Arrive Alive: Walk Wise Drive Smart presentation [Read More]

February 1, 2018
Arrive Alive: Don't Drink and Drive This Super Bowl Weekend

Impaired, drunk, buzzed driving means you lose! [Read More]

January 30, 2018
Be a Healthier You in 2018

It's never too late to live a healthier lifestyle [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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 [Read More]

January 12, 2018
Healthy Tips for a Healthy New Year!

Make 2018 your healthiest year yet - small changes can have a lifelong impact. [Read More]

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 [Read More]

January 11, 2018
Free Radon Test Kits Available for Eligible Residents

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