Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Last week I got my flu shot at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, and it’s imperative that residents in Rockland and Westchester County follow suit. Last flu season, health officials said more than 80,000 people died in the winter of 2017-2018, including 180 children and teens. In New York there were 128,252 confirmed cases of flu and […]

FREE FLU SHOT TODAY

FREE FLU SHOT TODAY

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert are urging everyone six months and older to receive a flu vaccine as cases of influenza (flu) rise across the state. The Health Department will be offering a special flu vaccine clinic in Haverstraw on Thursday, February 22 from 4 – 6 p.m. […]

SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER, NOT THE FLU, THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER, NOT THE FLU, THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT This holiday season, take time to get yourself and your family an important gift of health: the flu vaccine. During National Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Week, December 3 – 9, County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert reminds residents that the best way to prevent the flu, and its complications, is by getting […]

GET FLU SHOTS THIS WEEKEND — HEALTH DEPT. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

With flu activity increasing across the country, as well as in our area, Rockland officials are encouraging county residents to consider getting a flu vaccination to help prevent the spread of influenza. “Flu season has hit early in our state, but the county’s Health Department stands ready to provide flu vaccinations that can help keep […]