DSRIP Community Needs Assessment
We are asking for your help. This request includes all members of the community. New York State wants to improve the way you receive health care, but first we need your feedback. Please visit our DSRIP Community Needs Assessment page for more information and to complete an online survey.
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 info or call us at: (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

Oct 01, 2014 Fall is a great time of year to be in the great outdoors! County Executive Ed Day and the Rockland County Department of Health encourage residents to put on your walking shoes and join experienced Rockland County Trail Guide Docents on a variety of free local guided walks. ...[More]
Sep 30, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health will hold a flu vaccine clinic on Friday, October 3, 2014 from 1 pm – 4 pm in the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A Exhibition Hall, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona.[More]
Sep 26, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health needs you!  We're asking all residents to take a brief survey to help identify community health care needs. The survey results will help New York State develop the right services to meet the needs of Hudson Valley communities. ...[More]
Sep 24, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health offers free rabies shots (vaccinations) for cats, dogs and ferrets on Sunday, October 5, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen's Memorial Drive in Pomona.  No appointment is needed.  The shots are free,...[More]
Sep 23, 2014 The Rockland County Department of Health announces that it's that time of year again when residents are being urged to protect themselves by getting a flu vaccine.  "Take time to get your flu vaccine – it is the first and most important step in protecting against the flu and its complications,"...[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


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