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Aug 19, 2010

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the life span.

As summer vacations near their end and fall schedules fill up the calendar, it’s a perfect time to...

Jul 28, 2010

Last April, Ithaca’s Common Council passed a city ordinance adopting outdoor smoking regulations to its municipal code. On August 1, 2010, the new city ordinance will be going into effect making portions of the Commons, City parks, TCAT shelters...

Jul 19, 2010

The Tompkins County Health Department has moved to 55 Brown Road, Ithaca, New York. The move is effective today, Monday, July 19, 2010.

Some services may be limited early in the week. Telephone numbers, fax numbers and emails are the same...

Jul 13, 2010

The Tompkins County Health Department is moving from its current location on Harris B Dates Drive to 55 Brown Road, Ithaca, New York. The move will be effective Monday, July 19, 2010.

Services will be limited Friday, July 16 through early...

Jul 07, 2010

The heat emergency cooling center located at Ithaca’s Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) will remain open Thursday, July 8 to assist people in need during the current heat wave.

The cooling center is open until 7:00 p.m. today, and...

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.