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Oct 03, 2012

The Tompkins County Board of Health will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 at the Tompkins County Health Department. The Board will resume its regularly scheduled meeting time next month.

Sep 21, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department announces its Fall series of Free Rabies Clinics for cats, dogs and ferrets.

All clinics are from 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Sep 18, 2012

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)...

Sep 04, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Friday, September 7 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. All Department staff will participate.

Jul 19, 2012

Lyme Disease is on the rise in Tompkins County. The number of cases has steadily increased in the past few years the Tompkins County Health Department reports. Karen Bishop, Community Health Nurse Supervisor noted that in...

Jun 20, 2012

Tompkins County is under a heat advisory with temperatures expected today and tomorrow in the mid-90’s. The combination of heat and humidity will create heat indices near or just above 100 degrees. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to...

Jun 04, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a young woman while running on a wooded trail off the East Hill Recreation Trail, near Snyder Hill Road. This occurred at approximately 4:00 p.m., on Sunday, June 3, 2012.

May 30, 2012

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that may have bit a man on his hip on Pine Tree Road, in front of the horse barn. This occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012.