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 […]

County Executive’s Corner: “State of Emergency”

County Executive’s Corner: “State of Emergency”

By County Executive Ed Day We are making progress. Our latest numbers show that 17,654 MMR vaccinations have been given since the beginning of the outbreak in October 2018. That number has increased by almost 700 since we declared this State of Emergency. While these numbers are the most recent provided by the state they […]

County Executive’s Corner: “MLK’s Legacy”

County Executive’s Corner: “MLK’s Legacy”

By County Executive Ed Day This week, we again paused to commemorate the life and legacy of a revolutionary figure. I had the privilege to speak at ARC of Rockland’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. As some of you may know, I am a former ARC Foundation Board member and realize […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Preserving Benefits”

County Executive’s Corner: “Preserving Benefits”

By County Executive Ed Day Rockland County’s employees have once again gone above and beyond in the service of those most in need. Earlier this week we announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. This may not […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Staying on Track”

County Executive’s Corner: “Staying on Track”

By County Executive Ed Day As another year draws to a close, it is important that we all pause and reflect on the things we did well or not so well throughout the year. It is also important to thank those who may have helped you stay on the right track during the past 12 […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Coordination and Cooperation”

County Executive’s Corner: “Coordination and Cooperation”

By County Executive Ed Day We are in the midst of an outbreak of measles with multiple confirmed cases within Rockland County. The challenge of this situation demands swift, immediate and comprehensive action. I can happily report to you that we are meeting this challenge head on. We have taken steps never heard of before […]