Ed’s Blog

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update – June 24

Our COVID-19 update with particular focus on yesterday's entry into Phase #3 of the re-opening of our economy. Much is happening and the video will expand upon a number of your questions and concerns. Those looking for details should go ...
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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update – June 18

Our bi-weekly update to residents on the local response to COVID-19, including a variety of current and breaking topics. With the authority of the State of New York, Rockland County and the Mid-Hudson region is now moving towards Phase #3 ...
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Help Is Available

Help Is Available

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This initiative first began in 1949 to raise awareness and reduce stigma by educating the public about mental illness, providing insight into living with mental illness and providing strategies for achieving wellness. This May ...
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Our Financial Picture

Our Financial Picture

This pandemic is exactly why we have spent the last 6 years focused on conservative budgeting; we will weather this storm. While it is still too early to say exactly how badly the COVID-19 pandemic will affect our 2020 budget, ...
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Rockland is Ready

Rockland is Ready

Rockland is ready. Our Office of Fire and Emergency Services, Department of Health and the Department of General Services - Purchasing Division have been working proactively as a team to request or purchase all the necessary PPE and other supplies ...
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Community Spirit

Community Spirit

Here in Rockland County we are always looking for ways to help out our family, friends and neighbors. And despite facing a worldwide pandemic we continue to see our residents step up and help out those in need. Earlier this ...
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We Are in This Together

We Are in This Together

Across our government we are 100% focused on overcoming this crisis and I know that our residents are working just as hard as we are. The number of people who have reached out to help, to volunteer, or to support ...
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Growing Strong

Growing Strong

I have no doubt that by now you are all well aware of the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) here in Rockland and across our State and Country. Instead of more of the same, I offer you this breath of fresh ...
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We Are Ready

We Are Ready

For nearly 12 months the Rockland County Department of Health battled one of the most infectious diseases on this planet and brought it's spread to a screeching halt. Our experience with the measles outbreak was extensive. The Health Department contacted ...
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Fueling Our Economic Engine

Fueling Our Economic Engine

We recently announced a total of $212,000 in tourism grants to 32 local organizations. This funding is another step towards continuing to improve and enrich life in our community. This would not have been possible without the efforts of Jeremy ...
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