Rockland's Community Events Information

Health Dept. Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

The Rockland County Dept of Health will hold flu vaccine clinics on Friday, Dec 5 and Friday, Dec 12, from 1PM-4PM at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Bldg A Exhibition Hall, 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona. The flu vaccine is free of charge to adults 65 years and older (bring ID with proof of age). Patients with Medicare and Medicade must bring their cards. Those between 9 and 64 years old can receive the vaccine for a $30 fee. Each patient must bring proof of Rockland County residency. No appointments are needed. For more information about the flu and the flu vaccine call 845-364-2520.

Annual World AIDS Day Observance in Rockland

The Rockland County Dept of Health announces that the annual World AIDS Day Observance in Rockland will be held on Monday, Dec 1 from 10AM until 3PM at Quisqueya Sports Club, 25 Broadway in Haverstraw. Learn the facts about HIV/AIDS and get free, private and rapid testing. Call the Health Dept at 845-364-2570 to find out about other places in Rockland where you can be tested for HIV, or call the New York State Dept of Health AIDS hotline at 1-800-541-AIDS to schedule a free HIV test. For more information about World AIDS Day visit www.worldaidsday.org.

Need Health Insurance?

The Rockland County Dept. of Health has announced that on Nov 15, 2014, the second open-enrollment period will begin for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Those who did not sign up previously can enroll for coverage starting in 2015, and those who are already covered can renew or change their policies.
NY State health, the official Health Plan Marketplace, is where New Yorkers can shop for, compare and enroll in health insurance coverage. You have a choice of health planes, and help is available to find the plan that is right for you. It’s the only place to get financial assistance to reduce the cost of coverage.
You can sign up online at www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov ; by calling toll free 1-855-355-5777; or in person by calling 845-364-3394 to make an appointment.
For more info email healthinsurance@co.rockland.ny.us or call 845-364-3394 .