May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day

For safe health care, clean hands count to prevent infections. We are all in this together! Info for patients and visitors to healthcare facilities : Info for healthcare providers : Watch the video

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Learn how to prevent lead poisoning's serious health effects. Read our press release. Visit our web page.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Did you know that 9 out of 10 people with prediabetes don't know they have it?
Take the test
- see if you're at risk. To learn more about the Diabetes Prevention Program call 364-2651 or visit our DPP page.

No Health Insurance?

Find out about free or Low-cost Health Insurance Programs sponsored by New York State. Get information about Health Department Clinics and Local Community Health Centers that accept sliding scale fees for those without health insurance.

Facts About the Zika Virus

Visit www.health.ny.gov for more information on the New York State Zika 6 Point Action Plan.
See our Mosquito Control page for more information.

 

Message from the Commissioner

The mission of the Rockland County Department of Health is to promote and protect the health of our community. We envision a safe, healthy county for our residents to live, work and play, and where everyone has an equal opportunity for a healthy and productive life. We are here for you, your family and your businesses. Our goal is to make Rockland the healthiest county in the nation. Please explore our website and learn about the many programs and services that we offer.

Featured Pages

Clinics & Immunizations

A list of Health Department Clinics and Immunizations.

Environmental Health

Regulates & enforces public health & environmental matters.

Health Dept. Calendar

Rockland County Health Department Calendar of Events.

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)

Provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support & info.

Popular Information

  • To report a public health emergency, communicable disease, and/or animal bite after hours, on weekends and/or on holidays please call 845-364-8600 and ask for the supervisor on call.
  • For hearing impaired, please contact 711 or (800) 662-1220 (TTY/TeleBraille/HCO) and provide the relay operator with the phone number you want to call.

Recent Press Releases

Stay Healthy and Fit No Matter What Your Age
Being physically active can help you stay strong and fit enough to keep doing the things you like to do as you get older [Read More]
Prevent Asthma Attacks at Home
Health Department's Healthy Neighborhood Program can help make your home a healthier place [Read More]
Examine Your Skin - It Could Save Your Life!
Reminding residents that May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month - an ideal time to examine your skin - it c… [Read More]
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For May 19, 2017
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [Read More]