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 […]

THE MEASLES OUTBREAK—TIME FOR DECISIVE ACTION, JOINT OUTREACH

THE MEASLES OUTBREAK—TIME FOR DECISIVE ACTION, JOINT OUTREACH

BY TOWN OF ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR CHRIS DAY On Monday, we were out of the formula that our newborn Wyatt had just switched to. Amazon’s delivery was a day away and literally the only store in the area that had a supply of it was Target in the Spring Valley Shopping Center. Thankfully, I was able […]

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MEASLES VACCINES ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MEASLES VACCINES ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Flu vaccines will also be available NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert encourage residents to get a free measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine on Wednesday, February 13, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center, located at 110 […]

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL MEASLES VACCINE CLINICS

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL MEASLES VACCINE CLINICS

FREE measles, mumps, rubella vaccine being offered to Rockland community Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that the Health Department will be holding measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine clinics on: Thursday, October 25, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Center, located at 21 […]

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 […]