Rockland County's health commissioner to step down this month

She's been in her role since 2013, seeing the county through a measles outbreak, the pandemic and the paralytic polio case this summer.

Lee Danuff

Mar 16, 2023, 10:14 PM

Updated 439 days ago

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Rockland County's health commissioner is stepping down.
County Executive Ed Day says Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert will leave this month.

She's been in her role since 2013, seeing the county through a measles outbreak, the pandemic and the paralytic polio case this summer. 
Day says the county has formed a search committee to review resumes and find a replacement, and there are plans to name an interim commissioner.   


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