Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments Available Wednesday and Thursday at the Health Department

Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments Available Wednesday and Thursday at the Health Department

The Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) has announced that first dose appointments are available for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, and Thursday, April 15, 2021. If you are 18 and older and live, work or attend school in New York State, visit COVID-19 webpage (http://rcklnd.us/covid19) to schedule your appointment. Eligible residents that do not have […]

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

On Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rockland will finally be receiving a mass vaccination site of its own. Despite leading the state in infections and deaths due to COVID-19, Rocklanders have previously had to rely on mass vaccination sites in Westchester County and other areas to receive the vital medication. The announcement comes […]

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

As the infection rate in Rockland remains one of the highest in the state, the demand for a mass-vaccination site in the county is reaching a fever pitch. Several local leaders have expressed frustration over the state previously criticizing Rockland for its notably high infection rate, yet not prioritizing a state-run facility in the county. […]

Spring Valley Opens First Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic

Spring Valley Opens First Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic

  With the vaccine allocation exponentially increasing in Rockland, the county is now turning its focus on areas that have had great difficulty accessing the vaccine. On Thursday, 250 Spring Valley residents received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Martin Luther King Multipurpose Center. Another 250 residents will be vaccinated at the […]

Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) Respond to COVID-19 Outbreak Libraries continue to engage through a variety of digital platforms

Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) Respond to COVID-19 Outbreak Libraries continue to engage through a variety of digital platforms

Middletown, NY, (April 6, 2020) – Libraries play a crucial role as “second responders” in times of natural or humanmade disasters, like hurricanes, floods, and fires. They adapt quickly to offering services to the public, no matter what the situation. While all 47 libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) have closed their buildings […]

Weaponize Our Surfaces Against the Next Virus 

Weaponize Our Surfaces Against the Next Virus 

By Matthew Kandrach In the COVID-19 era, the most mundane of activities—like going to the grocery store or gas station—can feel perilous. Every surface we touch could host a virus we can’t see but we know can be deadly. But what if that wasn’t the case? What if we could make everyday surfaces into virus […]

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