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

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]
Jul 16, 2014 Is your child riding a bicycle without a helmet? The Community Outreach Center, in partnership with the Rockland County Department of Health, will be distributing free bike helmets to residents of Rockland County as part of the Child Pedestrian Safety Program. ...[More]
Jul 15, 2014 The Villages of Haverstraw, Spring Valley, and West Haverstraw, along with the Rockland County Department of Health's Creating Healthy Places Healthier Corner Store program, and participating village corner stores, are promoting "July Try It-You Might Like It!" events at local food markets. ...[More]

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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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