Coordination and Cooperation

We are in the midst of an outbreak of measles with multiple confirmed cases within Rockland County. The challenge of this situation demands swift, immediate and comprehensive action. I can happily report to you that we are meeting this challenge head on. We have taken steps never...

A Comprehensive Approach

One of the features of my 2019 Proposed Budget is a renewed focus on the needs of law enforcement and public safety. We are bringing on two new Sheriff’s Patrol Officers to help in the fight against opioid addiction. These Officers will be dedicated to two task forces that...

Recognizing Our Public Health Heroes

In 1854, Dr. John Snow tracked down the cause of deadly cholera outbreaks in London to contaminated water and convinced local officials to remove the handle from a well’s water pump to end the threat. Fifty years later, an intrepid New York City Health Department...