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Jul 06, 2010

With temperatures above 90 degrees and high humidity forecast through at least Thursday, local officials are urging residents to take the steps necessary to protect themselves from the danger of heat-related illness during the current heat wave....

Apr 23, 2010

The Tompkins County Division of Environmental Health and the City of Ithaca Water Treatment Plant will be hosting National Drinking Water Week events on Sunday, May 16th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market. 

Apr 22, 2010

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.

Jan 12, 2010

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) provided 1,268 H1N1 vaccinations at community clinics and at the Health Department last week. To date TCHD provided 6,662 H1N1 vaccinations to Tompkins County residents.

Jan 04, 2010

Beginning this week, The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) will provide H1N1 vaccinations to anyone 6 months of age and older. Clinics will be held at the Department and at locations in the community. Please note that some clinic locations...