West Nile Virus (WNV)

Rockland County Health Department reports first human case of WNV for 2015 season. Learn about WNV and how to reduce your risk:
This season's First Human Case of West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus Information

Protect Yourself!

Take steps to prevent mosquito & tick bites. Visit our Mosquito Control page for more info on how to Keep Your Home Mosquito Free. Protect yourself, your family & your pets from Lyme & other tick-borne diseases. See our Lyme Disease Prevention &…

Legionnaires' Disease

Our County Executive and Health Commissioner are educating residents about Legionnaires' Disease following this summer's outbreak in New York City and several recent cases in Rockland. For more information visit: and our press releases page.

Rockland Tops All New York Counties In Annual Health Rankings!

Rockland bests all other counties in New York State for healthy living in 2015. Learn more about the annual rankings by clicking here.

Board of Health Meetings Change of Location

The Location of the Board of Health meetings has been changed. The new location is Building F, Room 119. This change is effective starting with the October 21, 2015 meeting. The Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted.


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

Directory of Services

Driving Directions

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

Strategic Plan 2013-2015

Directory of Divisions

Notice of Privacy


Recent Press Releases

Take Steps To Keep Your Children At A Healthy Weight
Take steps to create environments that support healthy eating and physical activity at home and in school [Read More]
Join Us October 10 On A Free Guided Park Walk
Make a Columbus Day Weekend discovery of someplace special in Rockland County [Read More]
Be Tick Free When Outdoors This Fall!
Reduce the risk of getting Lyme disease by following these simple steps [Read More]
Who Needs A Flu Vaccine? You!
Health Department schedules two flu vaccine clinics in October [Read More]
Hear The Beep, Where You Sleep
Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of your home [Read More]


Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,

Commissioner of Health

Contact Us

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


Disease Control

Emergency Medical Services

Environmental Health


Health Promotion

Medical Examiner

Patient Services

Public Health Preparedness

Public Health Social Work
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