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

Sep 02, 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, September 2, 2014.  Air Quality Health Advisories are...[More]
Aug 28, 2014 Do you have diabetes?  Would you like to learn how to keep track of your blood sugar, prevent complications, eat healthy, be more physically active, and learn relaxation techniques to cope with stress?  If yes, then join us at one of our free six-session workshop series called Living Well With...[More]
Aug 27, 2014 Have you or anyone you know fallen recently?  Could the fall have been prevented?  "The good news is that most falls are not accidents and can be prevented. By understanding how to prevent falls, you can reduce your risk of falling and remain independent and healthy," said Dr. Patricia Schnabel...[More]
Aug 25, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health announces that August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a good time to remind residents that we all need shots (also called vaccines or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases.[More]
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]

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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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