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Jul 24, 2018

There is a pill that can be taken daily to lower one’s risk of HIV infection. The medication is called PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis.

Jun 29, 2018

Our area is expecting excessive heat and humidity Saturday, June 30-Monday July 1 with temperatures above 90 degrees. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health.

Jun 27, 2018

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and it serves as an important reminder to know your status.

Jun 21, 2018

A dog described as medium sized, with a light brown, wavy coat bit a person at W. Green St., between Fayette and Cayuga in the City of Ithaca, on June 20, 2018, at approximately 6:50 a.m.

Jun 18, 2018

A heat advisory is in effect for our area today with temperatures ranging from 95-100 degrees Fahrenheit. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health.

Jun 06, 2018

A bat, a woodchuck, and two foxes captured in Tompkins County were determined to be rabid by the New York State Rabies Laboratory in the month of May.

May 22, 2018

The bite occurred in front of the Schwartz Center on College Avenue in Ithaca, on Friday, May 18, 2018, at approximately 7:00 p.m. The biting dog is described as a small black and white dog similar in build to a Jack Russell terrier.

May 15, 2018

A fox located on Kendall Ave., in the Town of Ithaca, was determined to be rabid on May 15, 2018. An initial attack that occurred on Ithaca College campus was reported to the Health Department at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018....

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