National Infant Immunization Week is April 22-29, 2017

One of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they get regular check-ups and vaccinations. Read more in our press release.

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

Be "Tick Free" 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]
County Seeks Volunteers To Guide Visitors Through County Parks
Do you have a passion for nature, enjoy the outdoors, and want to give back to your community? If so, become a volunteer Rocklan… [Read More]
Get Children Vaccinated! Protect Their Health
Keep children up-to-date on all their vaccinations [Read More]
Rockland County Mosquito Control Day Thursday April 20, 2017
Get free mosquito control products and speak to the experts [Read More]
Know The Facts About Sexually Transmitted Infections
April is STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) Awareness Month [Read More]