FREE Mosquito Dunks®

Mosquito Dunks® can be picked up from the Health Department in Pomona, Bldg D for homeowner swimming pool use ONLY. They are available from April 1st - October 31st, Monday - Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, while supplies last.

Visit our Mosquito Control page for more information or contact us at: Phone: (845) 364-3173

Message from the Commissioner

As the Commissioner of the Rockland County Department of Health, I want to extend a warm welcome to you as you visit our website and learn about the many programs and services that we offer.

Our mission is to promote and protect the health of our residents. 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.  We aspire to make Rockland the healthiest county in the nation. Our goal is to become a nationally accredited health department by the end of 2014, and to maintain that accreditation.

On behalf of the truly dedicated employees of the Health Department, I urge you to explore our website and access the wide range of services that we offer.

Recent Press Releases

Aug 19, 2014 Health Insurance doesn't have to cost a lot anymore. That's why NY State of Health was created, to make sure all New Yorkers can get this important benefit. ...[More]
Aug 08, 2014 Want fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, picked at the peak of flavor and packed with vitamins and minerals? If your answer is yes, the Rockland County Department of Health suggests you shop at one (or more!) of the many Farmers' Markets in Rockland.[More]
Jul 28, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health announces that August 1st through 7th is World Breastfeeding Week, a perfect time to encourage new parents, and parents-to-be, to consider the benefits of breastfeeding your baby. ...[More]
Jul 22, 2014 Rockland County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert is alerting residents that an Air Quality Health Advisory for the Metropolitan New York City region, including Rockland County, has been issued for today, Tuesday, July 22.  Air Quality Health Advisories are issued by...[More]
Jul 17, 2014 Many of us depend on our daily cup of coffee or tea for that jolt of caffeine to help us feel more awake and alert. You may not think of caffeine as being a drug, especially a dangerous drug.  Yet a serious new drug trend has emerged: the use of caffeine in a powdered form. ...[More]

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Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,

Commissioner of Health

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Rockland Cnty Health Dept
Robert L. Yeager Hlth Cntr
50 Sanatorium Rd, Bldg D
Pomona, NY 10970


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