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2013 News Archives

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2013 News Archives

Dec 11, 2013

TCHD must locate a dog that bit a man along the South Hill Recreation Trail, near the Six Mile Creek Reservoir, on Tues., Dec. 10, 2013, about 2:00 p.m. The dog resembled an Australian Shepard, and was with a girl about 10-15 years old.

Dec 06, 2013

National Influenza Immunization Week highlights the importance of flu vaccination for the best protection against the flu. Flu activity usually peaks in January or later in the U.S., so getting a flu vaccination in December or later will still...

Dec 04, 2013

The Tompkins County Health Department released the 2013–2017 Community Health Assessment (CHA) and the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The CHA is a profile of the current health of...

Nov 25, 2013

The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting on Tuesday, November 26 has been canceled.

Nov 12, 2013

November 12, 2013 – (Ithaca, NY) Flu immunizations will be available at the Tompkins County Health Department for children (six months and above) and adults from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 16 at the Health Department on 55...

Nov 12, 2013

The Health Department must locate a dog that bit a woman jogging along the paved Cayuga Waterfront Trail (between the 0 & 2.5 mile markers) near the Dog Park at Treman Marina. The bite occurred Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, between 11:15am and 11:...

Oct 30, 2013

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Thursday, October 31 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. All Department staff will participate.

Sep 19, 2013

Are you considering whether or not to get a flu shot this year? Here’s an easy answer: Everyone, Every Year (Everyone over the age of 6 months). This is the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...