The Rockland County government is based at New City, with the offices of County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and…More the Rockland County Legislature at the Allison-Parris County Office Building. The county has a variety of offices in New City, including the county Highway Department, Veterans Services, the District Attorney, Sheriff's Department and the Rockland County Correctional Center. The county government also operates facilities elswhere in Rockland, such as the Dr. Robert L. Yeager County Health Center and the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona. The county also operates a local and commuter bus system, and has a variety of public parks throughout Rockland.</p>
<p>In addition to administrative offices, the county supports the operation of Rockland Community College in Ramapo.</p>
<p>Addition to county government, Rockland has five town governments, four of which have separate local village governments within them. Rockland also has eight public school districts and a Board of Cooperative Educational Services.</p>
Bikur Cholim is a health service that helps residents in Nyack and Rockland research and locate proper healthcare and…More assistance. The organization features a 24-hour emergency hot-line, a blood donor program, a medical referral program, a media library, transportation services and more. Bikur Cholim recently added the Center for Applied Psychology (CAP), a mental health division.</p>
<p>The organization was founded in 1981 by Rabbi Simon Lauber and is recognized by the New York State Department of Health.</p>
Nyack Hospital 160 N Midland Ave, Nyack, NY10960 Nyack Hospital provides emergency and acute care to residents of Rockland County and nearby communities. The hospital…More opened on January 1, 1900 with just nine beds. The original structure was modest — only a basement, two floors and an attic. Now, more than a century later, Nyack Hospital is a modern 375-bed, acute care medical/surgical facility with a staff of more than 650 physicians. In 2009, its team of physicians delivered over 2,000 newborns, cared for 14,000 inpatients, treated 40,000 patients in the Emergency Department and provided over 66,000 home care visits. The hospital's services include therapy and rehabilitation, addiction/recovery programs, cancer treatment, cardiology, joint replacement, maternity care, pediatrics and radiology.