County Executive’s Corner “End Non-Medical Exemptions”

County Executive’s Corner “End Non-Medical Exemptions”

By County Executive Day As you all know by now, here in Rockland we have tried every strategy we can think of, and that the courts will allow, to combat our measles outbreak which has now entered its 8th month. We have had enough. Earlier this week I traveled to Albany with Dr. Ruppert, our […]

County Executive’s Corner “Protecting Rockland’s Beauty”

County Executive’s Corner “Protecting Rockland’s Beauty”

By County Executive Ed Day Here in Rockland County we are surrounded by natural beauty; from the flowers, trees, streams and rivers to the mountains and valleys that always defined this County. This week I had the pleasure of presenting the 22nd annual Rockland County Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award. The County Executive’s Outstanding Environmental Volunteer […]

Carlucci’s Column: Protecting the Next Generation From Tobacco Products

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in this country, despite us knowing it can give you cancer, diabetes, pulmonary and heart diseases. Each year, cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans, and more than 41,000 of these deaths are from exposure to second hand smoke. Worse, we see e-cigarettes and vaping products, which […]

County Executive’s Corner: “We Will Not Wait”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Will Not Wait”

By County Executive Ed Day 29 weeks; for more than half a year we have been combatting the measles outbreak here in Rockland and despite case totals continuing to increase we have seen success. 18,824 MMR immunizations have been given county-wide over the last 6 months. The majority of schools in our area have reached […]