Health Department Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

For anyone 6 months and older, at several locations in Rockland. Getting the flu vaccine is the main way to prevent the flu and its complications. Visit our Flu page to find out more.

Keep Your Cool in the Heat

With our hot summer weather, it's important to take simple steps to stay cool and help prevent heat-related illness. Read our press release. No air conditioning? Spend time in the library, movies, or mall or find a cooling center near you (Call ahead).[ Read More ]

Facts About the Zika Virus

Visit for more information on the New York State Zika 6 Point Action Plan. See our Mosquito Control page for more information.[ Read More ]

Clean Hands Count!

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


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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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