HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO OFFER FREE MEASLES VACCINES

HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO OFFER FREE MEASLES VACCINES

NEW CITY – Rockland County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced free MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccines are available at the Rockland County Department of Health, Building A, second floor clinic area, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona at the following dates and times during the month of August. No appointments are needed. […]

Statements from County Executive Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach Regarding Denial of Appeal by Appellate Division

Statements from County Executive Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach Regarding Denial of Appeal by Appellate Division

“While we are disappointed with the ruling of the Appeals Court we have already rescinded (as of 4/16, see attached) the “Measles Outbreak Emergency Directive,” which banned all unvaccinated minors from public places and have pivoted to implementing new strategies and Commissioner’s Orders to address the measles outbreak in Rockland (see press release: https://bit.ly/2UtdLra). We […]

Health Commissioner Issues New Order re: Measles Outbreak

Health Commissioner Issues New Order re: Measles Outbreak

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health, Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert issued new Commissioner’s Orders that will be used moving forward to contain the ongoing measles outbreak.  “It is unacceptable to sit back and do nothing as more of our residents fall ill to this deadly disease and court […]

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MEASLES VACCINES ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12 IN MONSEY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MEASLES VACCINES ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12 IN MONSEY

NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert encourage residents six months and older to get a free measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine on Friday, April 12, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Monsey WIC office, located at 23 Robert Pitt Drive, Suite […]

State judge ends Rockland County’s State of Emergency over measles breakout

State judge ends Rockland County’s State of Emergency over measles breakout

Rockland County Executive Ed Day: We vehemently disagree with Judge’s order County Attorney seeks acknowledgement that Health Commissioner’s Order stands Acting State Supreme Court Justice Rolf Thorsen issued a Restraining Order late Friday against Rockland County’s Executive Order Declaring a State of Emergency in Rockland County. The judge’s order restrains the County from enforcing the Executive […]

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