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Apr 19, 2013

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. This...

Mar 20, 2013

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin today released county health rankings for most counties in the United States. Tompkins County was ranked the third healthiest county in New York State.  The rankings use a...

Mar 11, 2013

The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting on Tuesday, March 12 has been cancelled. The Board will meet next month on Tuesday, April 9 at the Health Department.

Jan 16, 2013

The Tompkins County Health Department announces their winter Free Rabies Clinic for cats, dogs and ferrets at the Tompkins County SPCA Pet Adoption Center.

The clinic is...

Dec 03, 2012

Seasonal flu has arrived in Tompkins County. Laboratory confirmed cases indicate that there are Tompkins County residents who have become ill with the flu this season. However, these cases do not reflect prevalence since not everyone visits a...

Nov 13, 2012

The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) anticipates two vacancies beginning January 1, 2013.

  • Two physician seats. The physician must be licensed in New York State and reside in Tompkins County.
Oct 05, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department is conducting a strategic planning process to set our goals for the next five years.  Part of that process is gathering input from our community and in order achieve that we have a survey that can be accessed...

Oct 03, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a woman on Hudson Street, Ithaca.  This occurred at approximately 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 1, 2012.  The dog appeared to be a medium sized black and white pit bull or pit bull...