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 Health Department 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.

Protect Yourself!

Take steps to prevent mosquito and tick bites. Visit out Mosquito Control page for more information about keeping your home mosquito free. Protect yourself, your family and your pets from Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. See our Lyme Disease Prevention and Education page to learn more.

County Executive Day Launches The Rockland Codes Initiative

Aggressive countywide effort will utilize the broad powers of the Rockland County Department of Health to combat illegal housing and overcrowding in our communities. Read the press release.

Keep Your Cool During Summer Heat

Take simple steps to help prevent heat-related illnesses.


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

Emergencies Can Happen At Any Time: Are You Prepared?
It's National Preparedness Month. Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert… [Read More]
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for September 2, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the air quality health advisory is ozone [Read More]
School Bus Safety Tips
It’s back-to-school time again: a good time to remind residents about bus safety, especially those children taking the school bu… [Read More]
Who Needs A Flu Vaccine? You!
Health Department schedules the first flu vaccine clinics of the season - get vaccinated now before the flu season gets under … [Read More]
Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for August 18, 2015
The pollutant of concern for the Air Quality Health Advisory is ozone [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


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