Rockland County Health Department

Mosquitoes

Rockland County Reports First West Nile Mosquitoes Of Season

Rockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.

06/26/2015

A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

01/28/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland Officials: Shigella Has Sickened 66 Since Nov. 1

According to the Rockland County Health Department, there have been 66 cases since Nov. 1, centered in Ramapo.

01/20/2015

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Rockland Residents Rush To Get Hepatitis A Vaccine After Possible Exposure

The Rockland County Health Department is offering free vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare.

04/12/2014

Coyote (credit: David McNew/Getty Images, FILE)

Health Officials: Rockland Woman, Dog Attacked By Rabid Coyote

A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.

03/26/2014

Family Dinner (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stories From Main Street: Family Dinners Are Good For Students

“We saw the connection between the family meal and an umbrella of protective factors,” said school health coordinator Carrie Steindorff. “It protects against drug use… It is also is a protective factor against obesity.”

10/10/2011