County Executive’s Corner: “We Will Not Let Up”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Will Not Let Up”

By County Executive Ed Day Back in March I stood with health officials, business leaders and members of law enforcement to declare a state of emergency in Rockland County. I am happy to now say our State of Emergency has ended. Much of what we predicted in March came to pass. Increased cases of measles, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weather Satellites: A Critical Piece of Our Nation’s Infrastructure

By Dr. Elbert W. (Joe) Friday, Jr. Severe weather swept the country this winter. New England was recently buried under one of the worst blizzards in recorded history, while crippling snow storms shut down large portions of the Midwest. Fortunately, officials and businesses in those regions knew the storms were coming and were able to […]