Facts About The Zika Virus

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Zika Virus Confirmed In Rockland County - learn more.

Who Needs a Flu Vaccine? You!

It's the first and most important step in protecting against the flu and its complications. Click here for more information and to find out where you can get your flu vaccine.

Wash Your Hands!

Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, prevent the spread of germs to others, and can cut your flu risk in half! Learn more: Have you washed your hands today?

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.


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.

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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

Health Department Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips
With very cold weather in the forecast, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ru… [Read More]
Take Charge Of Your Health
It’s not too late to sign up for our free or low-cost programs – take steps towards a healthier you [Read More]
First Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in Rockland County
Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert today confirmed Rockland's first case … [Read More]
Get Screened For Cervical Cancer
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month - make sure you are up-to-date with your screening for cervical cancer [Read More]
Health Department Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips
With snow and wind in the forecast, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Rupper… [Read More]


Patricia Schnabel Ruppert,
Commissioner of Health

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Rockland Cnty Health Dept
Robert L. Yeager Hlth Cntr
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Pomona, NY 10970


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