Ed Day, Rockland County Executive

March 12, 2021
Contact: John Lyon, Director of Strategic Communications (845) 638-5645
                 Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., CPE, DABFM, FAAFP (845) 364-2512


NEW CITY, NY, - The Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) will post registration links for the COVID-19 vaccine on the COVID-19 webpage ( beginning Monday, March 15th at 10:00 am. The links to make appointments will remain on the COVID-19 webpage to make it more accessible for residents to book new appointments when they become available and cancelations as they occur.

Appointments for RCDOH vaccine clinics during the week of March 15 – March 19, 2021, will be listed on the Rockland County Department of Health's COVID-19 webpage as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages: and Going forward, any appointment at the RCDOH can be scheduled using links that will be regularly updated on the COVID-19 webpage. We encourage you to visit our webpage to search for any open appointments.

Anyone who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination per the NYS phased distribution plan may register for an appointment at the Rockland County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic located in Pomona, NY.
Beginning on Wednesday, March 17, the following essential workers are will also be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Public-facing government and public employees
  • Not-for-profit workers who provide public-facing services to New Yorkers in need
  • Essential in-person public-facing building service workers

The RCDOH will be giving the Moderna vaccine at the clinics on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the clinics on Thursday and Friday. You must be at least 18 years of age or older to receive the Moderna vaccine and 16 years of age or older to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

"With New York State now loosening restrictions, we are pleased that starting in the middle of next week, we will be able to vaccinate all eligible priority groups. We are continuously working on expanding the registration/appointment process to help residents get vaccinated and urge eligible individuals to utilize this new process," said County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert.

"Thank you to the Department of Health for working so hard to improve the vaccination process locally. Across New York State eligible folks have struggled to find and make appointments and this is just the latest improvement put in place by County departments to help get shots into the arms of residents," said Rockland County Executive Ed Day.

For more information about appointments at the RCDOH, email the Rockland County COVID Call Center at or call 845-238-1956 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday (except holidays).