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July 5, 2022
Health Department Offers Healthy 4 U in 22 at Finkelstein Memorial Library

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce the Healthy 4 U in 2022 public health information series will start in July! The Finkelstein Memorial Library will host the Rockland County Department o… [Read More]

June 29, 2022
First Case of Orthopoxvirus/monkeypox in Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce that a county resident has been diagnosed with Orthopoxvirus/Monkeypox. [Read More]

June 6, 2022
Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs, and Ferrets on Sunday, June 26, 2022

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce free rabies shots (vaccinations) are available for cats, dogs, and ferrets belonging to Rockland residents by appointment only on Sunday, June 26, 2022,… [Read More]

June 3, 2022
Nysdoh Updates Covid-19 Quarantine Guidance

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has updated the COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidance as of May 31, 2022. Under the updated guidance, you are considered up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines when you have received all doses in the p… [Read More]

May 6, 2022
Health Department Announces Annual Mosquito Control Treatment of Catch Basins and Storm Drains

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that the Health Department will be treating catch basins and storm drains to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in standing water inside of these … [Read More]

May 5, 2022
"be Tick Free" This Spring to Prevent Tick-borne Illnesses

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert remind residents that as you welcome the warmer weather and spend more time outside, be sure to protect yourself from tick bites. May is Lyme Awareness Month, an… [Read More]

May 5, 2022
Enjoy Your Bike Ride with Safety in Mind

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert remind residents to follow safety guidelines when out bike riding. One of the most important things you can do to stay safe when riding your bicycle is to wear a… [Read More]

April 19, 2022
Health Department Offers Free Drive-thru Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs, and Ferrets on Sunday, May 1, 2022

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert today announced that free rabies shots (vaccinations) are available for cats, dogs, and ferrets belonging to Rockland residents on Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 10:0… [Read More]

April 7, 2022
Health Department Offers Free Mosquito Control Products to Keep Pools & Outdoor Spas Mosquito Free

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce the availability of free Mosquito Control Products for the 2022 season to help County residents reduce the number of mosquitoes on their property. [Read More]

January 11, 2022
Covid-19 Surge in Rockland

The Rockland County Health Commissioner, Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, urges that all residents protect themselves from the current surge of COVID-19 in Rockland County and across the nation. It is time for all vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to … [Read More]

January 7, 2022
County Health Department Allows Test-to-stay Policy for K-12 Public & Private Schools in Rockland County

NEW CITY, NY, - Rockland County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announces that K-12 schools may adopt Test-to-Stay (TTS) policies which are supported by both the CDC and the NYSDOH. Test-to-Stay will help keep students, teachers, and fac… [Read More]

January 5, 2022
County Covid-19 Website Updated

NEW CITY, NY, - Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced an update to the Health Department’s COVID-19 website and form system that will now allow those who test positive for COVID-19 to self-… [Read More]