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Aug 16, 2018

A bat found on the sidewalk at 530 Madison St., near the intersection of 5th Street and across from Conway Park in the City of Ithaca, was determined to be rabid by the NYS Rabies Lab.

Aug 10, 2018

Avoid the risk of rabies and rabies treatment by capturing and submitting for laboratory testing any bat found in their home that may have come in contact with humans or pets.

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.