Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer

November 18th –24th is Get Smart About Antibiotics Week DEPT. OF HEALTH PRESS RELEASE Pomona, NY – The Rockland County Department of Health reminds residents that if you have a cold or flu, antibiotics won’t work for you. When you feel sick, you want to feel better fast. But antibiotics aren’t the answer for every […]

Take a Walk in the Park This Fall!

Take a Walk in the Park This Fall!

Get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors at free guided park walks Fall is here, and the Rockland County Department of Health encourage you to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the “great outdoors!” Join experienced Rockland County trail guide docents on a variety of free local guided walks. “We hope county residents take […]

Annual Mosquito Control Treatment of Catch Basins and Storms Drains

PSA FROM THE HEALTH DEPT. Pomona – The Rockland County Department of Health has begun treatments of catch basins and storm drains this week to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and hatching in the standing water inside of these structures. Work will continue throughout the county into the first week of June. If you see staff […]

Take a Walk in the Park and Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

Health Department offers free guided park walks Pomona, NY – Rockland County and the Rockland County Department of Health encourage you to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the “great outdoors!” Join experienced Rockland County Trail Guide Docents on a variety of free local guided walks this month. The walks highlighted below offer varied […]

Health Department Offers Free Rabies Shots for Cats, Dogs and Ferrets on Sunday, April 21, 2013

HEALTH DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE Pomona, NY – The Rockland County Department of Health offers free rabies shots (vaccinations) for cats, dogs and ferrets on Sunday, April 21, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen’s Memorial Drive in Pomona. No appointment is needed. The shots are free, […]

HEALTH DEPT ANNOUNCES TRY-IT TUESDAYS

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. Are you looking for healthier choices at your local corner store or bodega? The Rockland County Department of Health, the Village of West Haverstraw, and six village corner stores are working to make the healthy choice the easy choice! “The Health Department’s Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, […]